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National Geographic has this neat little interactive graphic that visually compares the size of a blue whale with other large objects and animals.

The video of a ship strike on a blue whale is shocking, but so is the rest of the threats that blue whales face on a day to day basis.

If you still aren’t grasping the size of a blue whale, consider this life-size visual from the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society.