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    Fast Facts: Dec. 2

    The blood vessels of a blue whale are so wide that an adult trout could swim through them.

    A whale’s heart beats about once every six and a half seconds.

    Bottlenose whales can dive 3,000 feet in two minutes.

    Whales can get lice.

    A blue whale’s heart is as big as a compact car.

    Whales grow faster than any other animal in the world.

    At its peak, a growing blue whale gains between 200 and 300 pounds a day.

    A right whale’s eyeball is about as big as an orange.

    A sperm whale’s brain weighs 20 pounds, the largest in the animal kingdom.

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