NATURE: Ocean Giants “Giant Lives”

NATURE: Ocean Giants “Giant Lives”

Wed, 03/28/2012 - 8:00pm

A blue whale engulfs huge volumes of water before filtering it out its prey; Mexico. 

Credit: Courtesy of ©Doc White/Naturepl

Learn why size matters in the world of whales.

The great whales – such as the blue and the bowhead – are the largest animals that have ever lived on our planet. Yet these mighty leviathans feed on tiny shrimp and sardines. Giant Lives, airing Wednesday, March 28 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 11/cable 1011), discovers why size matters in the world of whales.



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