Whales Fab Fact 4: Whale babies
Blue whales have the biggest babies in the world! They are more than 7 metres (23 feet) long at birth and weigh 2722 kilograms (3 tons).
Did you know?
Baby whales don’t suckle like humans. The mother whale forces milk out of her nipple hidden in the mammary slit.
Kāore te miha pakake e ngote ū pēnei i te tangata. Ka uruhi te wērā whaea i te waiū i tōna kōmata e hunaia ana i roto i te hahae ū.