Mantis Shrimps Mantis shrimps are marine crustaceans that live in warm shallow water. They typically grow to be six to twelve inches in length, and live between three to six years. Though this colourful crustacean is small in size, they’ve actually got the world’s fastest and most powerful punch. Two raptorial appendages on the front … Continued
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Most people would assume that all aquatic animals get their oxygen from water, but this isn’t always the case. In fact, there are many sea creatures that need to breathe air to survive! Check out these animals below: Dolphins/Whales Dolphins and whales may look very similar to their fish companions with their body resembling a … Continued
Going swimming with the jellyfish in Palau has been an item on many people’s bucket list that unfortunately had to be put on hiatus in 2017. In 2016 scientist warned, that these famous jellyfish had all but disappeared. Some experts even warned that the lake’s future ecosystem may be at risk. David Gruber, marine biologist, … Continued
Domestication allowed our species to conquer the globe. This is how it works.
Why have we successfully domesticated some animals and not others?
Manatee’s are large fully aquatic mammals that are sometimes referred to as sea cows. Some of their unique features include an egg-shaped head, flippers and a flat tail. In honour of Manatee Awareness Month, here are a few facts you might not have known about this adorable aquatic mammal. Manatees where once mistaken for … Continued