Is 17 firkins as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale?
It's about one-fourth as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is about 66 firkins.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 66 firkins. Despite their tremendous size, blue whales feed almost exclusively on tiny crustaceans called krill and cannot swallow anything much larger than a beach ball.
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