The "group" of Gray
represented by a single species. Gray Whales differ from other
baleen whales. While most other baleen whales filter feed
in the water, Gray Whales go down to the bottom and plog the sea floor.
They filter shellfish and other marine animals from the ocean bottom
mud. They also have a longer gestation period.
They can weight up to 35
tons and can grow up to
They have a gray body with white spots which are barnacles.
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Gray whales are only
found in the Northern Hemisphere, and only in
the Pacific Ocean along the
western coast of North
America; and along the eastern coast of China and Russia's far
There used to
be gray whales in the northern Atlantic
but they were thought to have become extinct during the whaling days.
However, just recently their have been some
sightings of Grey Whales in
the north Atlantic!