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A Huge and Actually Blue Blue Whale! To read this story (and more!), follow the link in our bio.⠀
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In our first mailbag episode of the #whaletalespodcasat we discuss the urban legend of Blue Whale hearts being the size of VW beetles. Sadly, this is not true but Blue Whale hearts are still huge-over 5 feet long!⁠
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Did you know that scientists use whales earwax to learn about their lives, migrations, diets, potential toxins and more!⁠
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I used to have this theory that if when you smell your earwax, you’re smelling lost memories. Whelp, I’d been reading about whale earwax recently, and realized this is kind of, sort of true.⁠
Scientists have been collecting whale earwax since 1950s (from whaling stations, while whaling was legal, now they get it when they can from accidental deaths). For a long time, people have been able estimate the age of a whale based on the banding of colors in its earwax (for instance, darker while it was fasting during a yearly migration and lighter while it would eat—depending on the species).⁠
Nowadays, scientists can take slices of a whale’s earwax and figure out what was going on with their lives at certain times, like when they were most stressed, eating toxins, hormonal, et cetera. It’s like detective work!⁠
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A Beautiful Blue Whale. To read this story (and more!) follow the link in our bio.⁠
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Kinko the Blue Whale! To read this story (and more!), follow the link in our bio.⠀
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Pygmy Blue Whale Family. To read this story (and more!), follow the link in our bio.
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Kinko the Blue Whale! To read this story (and more!), follow the link in our bio.
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A Huge and Actually Blue Blue Whale! To read this story (and more!), follow the link in our bio.⠀
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