How is it possible that some of the largest creatures on earth (whales) are filter feeders?

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  • 10 years ago
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    if it were not for the big eaters, plankton would choke the oceans.... there always needs to be something to keep the large populations of any kind of life in balance with the rest of the environment..... like, lots of bats, to keep the skeeters in check... lots of prey animals to keep the rodents in check.... etc.... in the ocean, the whales keep things working right.....

  • 4 years ago

    And we are talking approximately earth right here, suitable? to proceed to exist interior the deep sea, you pick 3 issues- an distinctly solid bone shape (or exoskeleton), the potential to proceed to exist with particularly low ranges of oxygen, and the potential to decide for months on end with little nutrition. None of those issues is linked with a extensive length, oxygen and nutrition demands may be too great, and no bone shape could be that load- bearing, whilst created in proportions extra beneficial than a blue whale. As for wikipedia... they have articles on human beings being castrated by potential of extraterrestrial beings, cats that abruptly desperate to start juggling, pink gorillas, and inanimate products floating eerily interior the air.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    It was Gods plan.

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