Wired Science has a revealing post about a particularly notable plume of whale poop spotted by a scientist off the Southern California coast. From giant animals come giant poo. Marine biologists and oceanographers get to study stuff like this with their serious-face on.

6 Responses to “Whales: Surprise, the world's largest mammals produce the world's largest turds”

  1. jennybean42 says:

    Yay! Finally an answer to “What does whale poop look like?” from the book “Everyone Poops”

  2. John Baldwin says:

    When I was in basic training many years ago, the drill sargent would¬†lambaste¬†us with: “You people are lower than whale shit. And, that’s on the bottom of the ocean.”

  3. show me says:

    Poop thread!

  4. IronEdithKidd says:

    Great googly-moogly, that’s an epic deuce.

  5. Thousands of miles away, I can hear Gillian McKeith gleefully slip into a wetsuit.

  6. jhertzli says:

    Wait a moment… Didn’t Sykes in Shark Tale claim that whale poo is at the bottom of the ocean? On the other hand, I suppose cartoons aren’t the best place to learn marine biology.

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