Whale's tongue

(Zool.) a balanoglossus.

See also: Whale

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Whale's tongue agave (Agave ovatifolia): A bluish rosette that can take dips in temperature and will grow faster with extra summer water.
The tinned, flattish plum tomatoes somehow looked as if they could have been a whale's tongue in a former life.
Interesting facts are sprinkled throughout "Whales": a whale's tongue can weigh more than an elephant; gray whales migrate 12,000 miles each year, blue whales are the same size as a 737 jetliner.
A blue whale's tongue is around the size and weight of a fully-grown African elephant and its heart is similar in size to a Volkswagen Beetle.
The Blue Whale's tongue weighs more than an adult elephant
One hypothesis is that such an impact could have punctured the whale's trachea (airway to the lungs), forcing air into the whale's tongue, causing it to inflate.
The whalers would sit back and allow the Killer Whales to eat the whale's tongue, and then the whalers would take the rest of the carcass to shore.
A blue whale's tongue is so large that 50 people could stand on it.
Heyning found the array of vessels by happenstance, while dissecting a whale's tongue for a study of its muscles.
3) How many cars would it take to equal the weight of a blue whale's tongue? 360 [divided by] 90 = ___
ELEPHANTS might be massive but most of them weigh less than a blue whale's tongue. They can also hear very low sounds, which is why they can detect when storms are brewing.