30 Oct '15, 1am

Happy #WorldWhaleDay! Learn more about these giants of the ocean:

Whales live in all the world’s oceans, communicating through complex and beautiful sounds. And they’re massive; the blue whale can weigh as much as 200 tons, making it the largest animal on the planet. At the top of the food chain, whales play a vital role in the overall health of the environment. WWF documents and protects critical feeding and breeding areas, and migration routes of whales. We also help shift shipping lanes to limit noise and other disruptions for whales and other marine species. WWF also works to end commercial whaling, which is conducted by countries such as Japan and Iceland in violation of a ban by the International Whaling Commission. Take a look at some of these fascinating creatures:

Full article: http://www.worldwildlife.org/stories/giants-of-the-ocean-...

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