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How planet’s biggest-ever animal hangs out in NZ – New Zealand Herald

Antarctic blue whale’s migratory route off Taranaki coast tracked by seafloor microphones.

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The largest known animal to ever exist on Earth – the Antarctic blue whale – uses New Zealand waters as an important migratory route, scientists have just reported. Photo / Wikimedia CommonsThe largest known animal to ever exist on Earth – with hearts the size of small cars – uses New Zealand waters as an important migratory route.
Reaching up to 30m in length and weighing up to 200 tonnes, Antarctic blue whales are larger than the biggest dinosaurs ever were.
The species’ critically-endangered…

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