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Blue whales feeding strategy reveals secrets of its massive size

Blue whales feeding strategy reveals secrets of its massive size

Blue whale is the largest animal that has ever lived and it must really have a large appetite to match its body size. The strategy it uses to forage food however has remained largely a secret.   The information scientists have about blue whales is that they are filter feeders. What are filter feeders? These

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