Did You Know: The Tongue of a Blue Whale is as Long as an Elephant?

bLUE wHALEThe blue whale’s tongue weights around 2.7 tonnes, whereas an elephant can weigh anywhere from 2.5 to 5 tonnes, depending on the species and age.

It is therefore more conceivable that an elephant weighs slightly more that a whales tongue, although it is not unheard of for a large specimen’s tongue to out-weight an elephant.

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