• News HeadlinesScientists discover why whales dont drown when they swallow krill 1

    Scientists discover why whales don’t drown when they swallow krill

    (ORDO NEWS) — Whales are big drinkers. In just ten seconds, these giant mammals can drink over five hundred baths of ocean water, filtering out about 10 kilograms of krill in one gulp. All they have to do is open their mouths and rush forward at about 10 kilometers per hour (6 miles per hour). The pressure of all this water rushing down the whale’s throat would no doubt be…