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Why is whale not a fish?

Asked: Jimmy Lochner, Last Updated:

Whales are warm blooded, which means they keep a high body temperature that does not change in the cold water. Fish are cold-blooded, so their body temperature changes depending on the temperature of their environment. ... Fish lay eggs, which must still grow into a baby fish. So whales are indeed mammals and not fish!

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