How dolphins help other species
By: Shelly Barclay
Throughout history there have been documented cases and legends of dolphins rescuing members of different species. This is something of an anomaly in the animal kingdom, because most animals do not show signs of compassion for other species. That is not to say that it...
By: L.S. Watts
There many poisonous creatures lurking in the world's oceans today. Some only cause discomfort and minor health problems but others cause major complications and eventually death. Many of these creatures don't have antivenin developed to cure victims injected with their poisons. Also, the most poisonous...
Most poisonous creatures of the ocean
By: Anna Manus
There are many poisonous creatures in the sea and they really are masters of defence. One of the most perplexing and lethal poisonous marine animals is the Box Jellyfish, which is usually found in the waters around Australia. Shooting itself along at speeds of 4...
By: Monika Weise
Australia is famed for its beautiful beaches, enjoyed by native and tourist alike. The bright blue seas of the Pacific that lap onto Australia's shores harbor marine life of breathtaking beauty and splendor. Australians have a reputation for toughness, a trait that serves them well...
Facts about isopods
By: Laurie Childree
Isopods (Armadillidium vulgare) are among the most morphologically diverse groups of crustaceans coming in varying sizes and shapes with approximately ten thousand known species. The habitats that an isopod lives in includes fresh water, salt water and on land. Some of the isopods in North...
By: Ronnie Reese
Fish that Walk You've probably always thought that fish just behave themselves and use their fins to swim in order to get from place to place. Well, most fish do just that. However, when our wonderful Creator created fish on the 5th day, not only...
How dolphins help other species
By: Christopher Alan Sweeney
This is serious! I owe my life to a dolphin. Let me tell you about it. We've all seen that US Navy ad on TV with the dolphin jumping out of the water ahead of the aircraft carrier but we sailors know that dolphins...
By: M E Skeel
Our ancestors probably first discovered oysters when they were hunting and gathering food along seashores thousands of years ago. The tasty, nutritious molluscs also yielded pearls, and archaeological studies provide evidence that pearls were as highly prized in ancient cultures as precious metals and jewels...
How fish breathe
By: M E Skeel
It is hard to imagine how something could take in a big mouthful of water, swallow it and get the oxygen out of it, but that is what fish do. If we try to breathe underwater and the water gets into our lungs, it can...
By: Jay Miles
With the exception of viruses and anaerobic bacteria, oxygen is required by all living organisms to survive. Even plants, which for the most part absorb only carbon dioxide, need oxygen at night when there is no light for photosynthesis. Terrestrial animals obtain oxygen by breathing...

 

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