candle-wick tumbl Follow terrifictenebrific personalgremlin there's no shame in admitting that none of us have any concept of how big a whale is officialhigashikatadaiya Once in the 3rd grade we were learning about marine life The material we were reading said that baby blue whales are around 50 feet long when they're born Our teacher stopped realizing that a bunch of 8-9 year olds had no actual concept of how big that was so she took us all out to the schoolyard with a tape measure Now this tape measure only went up to 10 feet so she had to mark off 5 total 10 foot increments And when she was done standing 50 feet away from us she yelled back And this is only a baby! Can you imagine how big adult blue whales are? And let me tell you the stunned profound silence that came from this group of 12 normally chatty children still haunts me to this day Every time I think about how big whales are I remember that spring day in the 3rd grade candle-wick on an academic level yeah i know but on a personal level a grown man can crawl through the ventricles in a blue whale heart i cannot fathom that Sourcepersonalgremlin 128696 notes Listen a whale is just really really REALLY big Meme

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