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Whales today are bigger than ever before. Now, we know why.

A big solution to a cold problem.
blue whale

A blue whale is the largest animal ever known to exist on Earth.

It might not seem like it, but we live in a world full of giants. Blue whales are the largest animal ever to move across the planet, with the biggest measuring in at over 100 feet long and weighing hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Blue whales are part of a group called baleen whales, distinguished

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