largest living animal after the Blue Whale.
prominent dorsal fin.
Photo credit: NOAA
Although they usually swim alone, they can
occasionally be found in small groups.
This very fast swimming whale, has been
called the Greyhound of the Sea and
may live for up to ninety years.
Fin Whale Approach
The song of the male Fin Whale is one
of the lowest made by any animal and is
normally too low for humans to hear.
As with many other endangered sea species,
mortality in Whales most frequently results from ship
collisions, fishing entanglements,
and raw waste dumped into the oceans
U.S. Navy Ships, making the world's oceans
one big garbage dump.
Places to learn more:
American Cetacean Society
Climate Affects Whale Breeding
Fin Whale Sounds
Fin Whale Page
New Foundland and Labrador
the Seas Dins Courtships Sounds
Whale Center of New England
Florida's Three Endangered Whales
Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
General Whale Information
And finally, the Mother of all
Whale web News sites
Walking with the Alligators
Write to Gator Woman
amberziek6 at centurylink.net
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