Blue, killer, sperm,
humpback...there are so many extraordinary whales in
The blue whale is the biggest
animal on the earth and could be as big as the biggest
dinosaurs. The blue whales have a heart the size of a
The killer whale is very graceful
in the water. A lot of people think the killer whale
really is gentle, but it does get aggressive under water.
The killer whale is held in captivity the most because
it's easy to train.
Another whale, the sperm whale, a
huge whale that has also been in a famous movie, "Moby
Dick".The name sperm came from the oil in the sperm
whales head which is made into perfume that's named
spermacetti. The sperm whale's head takes up 40% of its
body with a narrow small jaw.
The last whale is the humpback
whale which got its name from little bumps behind its
head. The humpback whale is very rare to find in
Antarctica's waters, but very easy to find in the Pacific
Ocean because of the warmth of the water. In summer
sometimes it comes down to Antarctica and stays on the
west side most of the time.
The whales of Antarctica have a lot
of things in common.They all go to Antarctica because of
the food source. They are all hunted, usually for perfume
and for making bags. They eat krill, fish, squid, and
some even eat plankton (krill). They also all migrate to
different oceans. No whale stays in Antarctica all year