Contents Habitat Appearance Types of Whale Prey / Predators Sources of Information
Habitat Whales are found in every ocean and many rivers. Some species of whale live alone, and some live within a group, called a pod.
Appearance Whales can grow to a length of 31 metres and a weight of 200 tonnes. A narwhal has a horn on the front of its face, like a unicorn. A sperm whale has a huge face compared to the rest of its body.
Types of Whale There are about 78 different species of whale. Here are some: –Killer Whale Killer whales are actually dolphins, not whales. The fastest mammals in the seas Females may live to 90 years old –Sperm Whale Have the largest brains in the world Eats more than a tonne of squid per day
Prey / Predators The killer whale has no natural predators. Sperm whales can dive up to 2km in search of food, like fish and squid. Some whales eat and are eaten by other whales and sharks.
Sources of Information Books Whale by V Papastavrou Websites en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sperm_Whale