|MadSci Network: Zoology|
Hi John, This sure was a difficult answer to find, but thanks to Pamala Wilson ,Internet Coordinator SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Animal Information Database seaworld.org/buschgardens.org/shamutv.com Animal Questions? Call 1-800-23SHAMU. http://www.seaworld.org/ask_shamu/bluewhale.html http://www.seaworld.org/animal_bytes/bluewhaleab.html According to Nishiwaki (1950) Scient.Reps Whales Res. Inst. (Tokyo) 4:185-209. The Appx contains organ weights for blue whales. The liver weights vary from 560 to 1,347 kg in animals of lengths ranging from 73-89 feet or weights of 55 to 127.5 metric tons. For more information on the blue whale go to the following sites. Blue Whale: Largest Animal Ever http://www.letsfindout.com/subjects/undersea/rfiblwha.html Discovering Whales - The Blue Whale http://whales.magna.com.au/DISCOVER/BLUE/ http://www.looksmart.com/eus1/.../eus146816/eus330695/eus331085 http://www.wsd1.winnipeg.mb.ca/nnl/Stan_knl/whalpg5.htm http://whales.magna.com.au/ Thanks for taking the time to send in a question to the Mad Scientist Network. June Wingert Baylor College of Medicine Department of Comparative Medicine Houston, Texas
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