As this diagram shows, the blue whale is huge – the world’s largest animal. It can measure up to 30 metres long and weigh up to 150 tonnes. Maximum lengths are shown here.
Using this item
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Artwork by Bruce Mahalski
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.