are not fish. social, aquatic mammals that live in the ocean.
they breathe air, give birth to young, nurse their babies(calves) and are warm blooded
lungs and blowholes
What whales use to breathe.
a thick layer of fat that helps keep whales warm.
types of whales
baleen and toothed
shrimplike animals that get eaten by baleen whales
with their bristle like hair.
how whales communicate and find food.
a group of whales
have one nostril, or blowhole, and teeth to catch fish and other sea animals. includes porpoises and dolphins.
have 2 nostrils, or blow holes, and have moustache like baleen plates in their mouths that they use to strain food from seawater.
the largest animal that has ever lived.
There are ten living species of baleen whales.
a whales nostril
tiny sea creatures that baleen whales eat.
types of toothed whales
dolphins, orcas, sperms, porpoises
blow or spout
the spray from a whales lungs
two flat lobes that make up a whale's tale
how whales sleep
whales float on the surface of the water and drift. This is called logging.
when whales jump out of the water
when whales lift their flukes above the surface and splash down hard.
when whales lift their heads vertically out of the water.
scientific name of whales
to move from one place to another.
some whale migrate.