The Blue Whale is the largest creature ever to have lived on earth. Their tongues alone can weigh as much as an elephant – their hearts, as much as a car.
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These majestic animals cross vast distances in huge numbers when migrating to find food and water.
Second only to the Blue Whale in size, the Bowhead Whale is one of the longest living mammals in the world! They are uniquely adapted to living all year round in the cold, harsh Arctic seas and are famous for their complex and beautiful songs.
Wolves develop close relationships and strong social bonds. They often demonstrate deep affection for their family and may even sacrifice themselves to protect the family unit.
Killer whales or orcas are considered to be highly intelligent and curious marine mammals. Despite their name, there have been no recorded human fatalities caused by killer whales in the wild.
Water Voles are water loving mammals, living in burrows by the sides of rivers. They are hunted in Russia and considered a “pest” in much of Europe.
Hunted to extinction for their horns, these two-horned Rhinos had very poor eyesight and have been known to use birds (oxpeckers) as an early warning system of approaching threats!