World’s largest heart on display

The world’s largest heart has gone on display at Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum

The organ belonged to one of two blue whales whose carcasses washed up on the shores of Trout River in Newfoundland three years ago.

Now visitors to a museum in Canada can see what the heart of the planet’s largest animal looks like.

The heart measures Β 1.5m x 1.5m x 1.5m and would have weighed at least 181kg before removal.

“Some dinosaurs, like sauropods, are longer but by weight, the blue whale is the heaviest animal that has ever lived on earth and of course its heart is the biggest heart,” Burton Lim, Assistant Curator of Mammalogy at the museum said.

Blue whale carcasses are rarely discovered, as they frequently sink into the ocean’s depths due to having comparatively less blubber than other whale species.

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Me
Me
2 years ago

That looks fake

Chris
Chris
2 years ago

that’s a big heart!

bob
bob
2 years ago

wow

Jason
Jason
2 years ago

Wow I wish I was there.

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Wow that is amazing i want to see that right now

darcy
darcy
2 years ago

sad

John
John
2 years ago

Cool. =)

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Wow I never knew blue whales could have a heart this big! sad that they died..

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

so cool

Liam
Liam
2 years ago

The fact I can get it right away with a lot more fun and I don’t think that is not an issue with a lot more fun

Liam
Liam
2 years ago

That is just so much better if it is not weird

Liam
Liam
2 years ago

So cool and weird at the same time

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Aww it’s sad but amazing I love animals
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DOGE
DOGE
2 years ago

What…
IT IS DEAD! ):)

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

That’s a big heart

Bob the builder
Bob the builder
2 years ago

Good bigist thing I have seen.

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Wow unbelivable

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