in honor of world whale day (Feb 16) here are some fun facts about whales...
1. Scientists divide whales into two general groups, toothed and baleen.
2. The blue whale is the largest animal that ever lived- weighing up to 200 tons
3. The smallest whale species is the dwarf sperm whale- up to 8.5 ft long
4. Sperm whales use sonar (echolocation) to hunt prey and to sense the world around them
5. Whales are among the world’s deepest divers- up to 3000ft🐋❤️
Rainbows are everywhere🌈🌍 In honor of tomorrows #kindnessday, be a rainbow in someone else’s life today... wether it’s a #dogood deed or a simple hello, a random act of kindness can make someone’s day a whole lot more colorful!
An estimated 8.3 BILLION straws end up on our beaches every year... and that’s not even counting the ones that end up in our deserts and other environments! Single-use plastics are everywhere and stopping the use of plastic straws is the first step to the path of no pollution🌊
This beautiful blue is where our waste ends up... 🌍
There are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean.
Of that mass, 269,000 tons float on the surface, while some four billion plastic microfibers per square kilometer litter the deep sea...
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Jellyfish, plastic bags, balloons; these all look like food to a hungry sea turtle. But plastics and trash don't belong inside a sea turtle or in the ocean at all. ... And more than half of the world's sea turtles have ingested some plastic or human trash, according to a University of Queensland study. Let’s keep the plastic out so our turtles can enjoy! 🐢
Have you ever seen a sea pen before?
the group is named for its supposed resemblance to antique quill pens 🖊 and are really quite beautiful. They position themselves favourably in the path of currents, ensuring a steady flow of plankton, the sea pens' chief source of food...
DID YOU KNOW— the US makes enough plastic wrap every year to cover the state of Texas! Most plastic wrap is single use too! To help, with smaller steps, opt into foil or go big and go green all together ♻️