The most difficult whales riddlesAnimals quiz
In what period did the largest known animal ever live?
At 190 tonnes in weight, blue whale is the largest known animal ever to have existed. The tallest and heaviest sauropod known from a complete skeleton weighed 23–37 tonnes. There were much larger sauropods, but they are known from only a few bones, and it is unlikely they matched a blue whale.
In which country is Walvis Bay?
Walvis Bay is a city in Namibia and the name of the bay on which it lies. Being rich in plankton and marine life, these waters also drew large numbers of southern right whales, attracting whalers and fishing vessels.
What is the inventive hunting technique of humpback whales?
A group of whales swims in a shrinking circle blowing bubbles below a school of prey. Forage fish show a strong fear of bubbles and can be easily contained within a bubble curtain. The shrinking ring of bubbles encircles the school and confines it in an ever-smaller cylinder. The whales, then suddenly swim upward through the "net", mouths agape, swallowing thousands of fish in one gulp.