The life cycle of a box jellyfish
By: Karen Graham
Of the almost 30 species ofjellyfish, only a few life cycles are known. The life cycle of the box jellyfish, Chironex fleckeri, was only recently documented in the 1980's. This jellyfish, also known as the Sea wasp, has an almost world-wide distribution. They can be...
The life cycle of a box jellyfish
By: Clare Hughes
The box jellyfish, or cubozan, is the perfect killing machine; it is so loaded with toxin and can kill a human being more quickly and easily than any other creature on earth. The most fleeting touch brings an agonising death in less than 3 minutes...
By: Matilda Willows
Oil spills have severe poisoning and immobilizing effects upon penguins and their health, as well as their continuity as a species. As these flightless sea birds spend up to 75 percent of their whole lives in water, the likelihood of them being affected by any...
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...
By: Can Tran
For those interested in penguins, you probably have watched numerous TV shows and documentaries on these creatures. However, there are plenty of books that you might want to read in regards to penguins. So far, there are many books that one can choose from in...
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...
By: Cicely Richard
Penguins fascinate people because, no matter the species, they always look like they are wearing tight tuxedos because of their appearance and waddling walk. People also find their feeding and mating habits interesting. Their cuteness alone have made them the focal point of different mediums...
By: Amelia Emery
Asexual reproduction is a method of reproduction in which the organism is basically making clones of itself. This method of reproduction differs from sexual reproduction as it does not require gametes (sperm and egg) from the opposite sexes. In bacteria, fungi and plants, asexual reproduction...
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...

 

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