Thursday, March 25, 2010

The Committed Sardine - committed sardines

"First, an aside - a blue whale is the largest mammal on earth. An adult blue whale is the length of 2 1/2 Greyhound buses put end to end, weighs more than a fully loaded 737, has blood vessels large enough for an adult to swim down, a heart the size of a Volkswagon Beetle, and a tongue 8' long that weighs more than 25 elephants. A baby blue whale is estimated to gain more than 50 pounds an hour from birth to the end of it's first year (now that's a high fat diet - certainly not Atkins). In addition, the blue whale is not only the biggest but also the loudest animal. At 190 decibels, a blue whale's call is louder than a jet (140 decibels), and much louder than a person can shout (70 decibels)" ... Read more >>> The Committed Sardine - committed sardines:

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