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39 grains is about 0.0000010 times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale.
In other words, it's 0.000000940 times the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 1,100,000 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 42,000,000 grains. Despite their tremendous size, blue whales feed almost exclusively on tiny crustaceans called krill and cannot swallow anything much larger than a beach ball.
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