Huge Blue Whale Colony Discovered in Sri Lanka

There was a time when Blue whales were hunted almost to extinction. That changed in 1966 when protective laws were enacted to save the blues, the largest animal on earth. Now there’s a new development, and it’s a good one. A huge Blue whale colony has been discovered in Sri Lanka.

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Last updated on 20 January 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Sri Lanka
Region: 
Asia
Indian Ocean
Species: 
Balaenoptera musculus
Species group: 
Marine mammals