Ocean Science Fact: The largest recorded blue whale is 33 meters long

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Photo Credit: Jeff Hester / Ocean Image Bank

 

Our ocean teems with life ranging from the blue whale — the biggest animal on Earth — to tiny microbes. The largest recorded blue whale is 33.58 meters length, the height of an 11-story building. 

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