The life cycle of a box jellyfish
By: Renee Garrison
Most jellyfish, while considered slimy, disgusting and just plain annoying, will do little more than inflict a mild sting if an unwary swimmer happens to bump into them by mistake while swimming or wading along the shore line. They are typically not strong enough to...
A look at the pods of orcas around the world
By: Sas Freeman
Orcas, Orcinus Orca in Latin, or also known as Killer Whales are well known for their distinctive shiny black backs, and white chests and sides; as well as their dominant dorsal fin. An orca can grow as large as thirty-two feet long and weigh as...
The reproductive process of seahorses
By: Marcos Castro
Seahorses are an extraordinary species that have very unusual lives. They live way different than any other creature I know. Throughout the process of many organisms, in reproduction the female is the one who gets pregnant. In the case of seahorses, the male goes through...
By: Can Tran
For those that are interested in the courting and breeding cycles of various wildlife, one should look at the complex cycles of the King Penguins. In a sense, the King Penguins' courtship and breeding cycles in a sense parallels that of the human breeding cycle...
By: Renee Garrison
It’s a rare beach lover who hasn’t spotted a jellyfish or two washed up on shore after a storm or when the tide goes out. Whether you regard them are beautiful or frightening, jellyfish are undeniably magnificent creatures of the deep. Jellyfish can...
By: Blair Worthington
Oil spills are large-scale disasters with far reaching consequences. When an oil spill occurs, all living organisms that rely on the land and sea are negatively impacted. In terms of penguin populations, an oil spill can bring devastation in many ways. In fact, an oil...
The reproductive process of seahorses
By: Renee Garrison
Just when you thought you knew all there was to know about the “birds and the bees,” the reproductive life of the seahorse comes along. In a very unique anomaly of nature, it is the male of the seahorse species that gets pregnant...
Types of jellyfish
By: Marie Milton
Portuguese Man-Of-War The Portuguese man-of-war is a creature that prefers the warmer waters of the open Atlantic. However, it can happen to be driven inshore by strong oceanic winds, which is why it is seen along the North Atlantic coasts of the Americas, Europe and...
By: Cicely Richard
Jellyfish, also called sea jellies and Medusozoa, consist of more than 1,000 species of members of the phylum Cnidaria distributed into several different classes. Though the image of pink, free-floating mushroom tops come to mind, jellyfish come in numerous forms, sizes and colors. They...
By: Donna Hicks
The magnificent little seahorse is intriguing in appearance and in the way it lives. One of the interesting aspects about the seahorse is the reproductive process. The mating dance is a seahorse ritual The reproductive courting of seahorses lasts for a period of several days...

 

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