Whales

					  WHALES

BY MRS. ERVIN
     The Life of a Whale
 Mammals are animals that are born
  alive and feed on their mothers’ milk.
  They breath air and are warm blooded.
 Whales usually only have one baby.
  They give birth every two to five years.
 Whales breath through nostrils, called
  blowholes. Underwater, the whale
  holds its breath.
       Parts of a whale
 lungs
 fins
 blowhole
 ears, vocal cords & eyes
       Types of Whales
 Killer Whale
 Narwhals
 Baleen
 Gray Whale
           Fun Facts
 Belly Buttons- whales have belly
  buttons, they are connected to their
  mothers by an umbilical cord before
  birth.
 Bad Breath- According to sailors and
  some people they have a fishy smell
  from their blow.
 Staying Underwater- Whales can stay
  under water for 20 minutes to 2 hours.
      Whales Migrating
 Why do whales migrate- To find food
  and gain weight so they develop
  blubber.
 traveling- Some travel alone; others
  travel in pods of 3 to hundreds of
  whales.
    What did you Learn?
 question 1- How do whales keep in
  touch?
 question 2- Why do whales migrate?
 question 3- Do whales travel in groups
  or alone?
 question 4- How long can whales stay
  under water?
 question 5- Do whales have bad
  breath?
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