Beluga Whale

Beluga whales are mammals. They have white skin. Beluga is a Russian word that means white. It has a round bump called a melon. Belugas are one of the smallest types of whales. Beluga babies are called calves.

 

WHAT DO BELUGA WHALES EAT?

They eat snails, salmons, eulachon, crabs, shrimps, clams, octopus, squid, mussels, sand worms, cod, and flounder.

WHERE DO BELUGAS LIVE?

They live in very cold places like the Artic.

 

 

HOW DO THEY SURVIVE IN THEIR HABITAT?

Belugas have blubber so they can be warm. Belugas breathe by their spiracle so they can blow out the water. They live in groups called pods and protect each other as a team from predators. They communicate  in different ways.

 

HOW MUCH CAN BELUGAS WEIGH AND MEASURE?

They can weigh 1,600 kg and  measure 13 to 20 feet long.

 

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The Kings of the Rivers

HOW DO CROCODILES LOOK?

Crocodiles are the largest reptiles on earth counting with the crocodilian family. They have 2 eyes on top of their heads so they can spy when they are under water so they can see if a predator is getting close and is gonna attack him. They have tails so they can swim by moving their tails side to side. Crocodiles have large snouts.

WHERE DO CROCODILES LIVE?

Crocodiles are in North America except Canada, South America, Central America, Africa, Asia, and Australia Crocodiles live in rivers, lakes, and swamps. They live in saltwater and fresh water.

 

HOW DO CROCODILES SURVIVE IN THEIR HABITAT?

Crocodiles can stay under water for 10 or 15 minutes. If they are hiding from a predator they will maybe stay for 30 minutes. Some crocodiles can stay underwater for 2 hours. When they are cold they just need to stay on the sun and chill out and that helps them survive also when they do not find food. Crocodiles are cold blooded animals, carnivores. They eat fishes, birds, frogs, and crustaceans.

 

HOW MUCH DO CROCODILES WEIGH AND MEASURE?

A Saltwater crocodile can weigh 400-1,000 kg, Nile crocodiles can weigh 220-550 kg, and an American crocodile can weigh 400-500 kg. A Saltwater crocodile can measure as long as 4.3-5.2 meters long, a Nile crocodile 4.2 meters long, and an American crocodile 4.1-4.8 meters long.