Why Aren’t All Whales The Same Size?

14 August 2018, 17:12

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Why aren’t all whales the same size?

Question: Why are certain types of whales not as big as others?

Lee, Waltham Cross



Name: Austin, Wigan

Qualifications: degree in Animal welfare

Answer: There are two types of whales, the Tooth whale and the Baleen whale. The difference in size is an environmental and behavioural restraint. They seek out different foods and behave differently due to their different habitats and environments.