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Did you know? This shark is named for the short, venomous “horn” on its dorsal fin, which they use for protection.
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Bryozoans can be beautiful, often existing in the form of lacey or fan-like colonies sometimes mistaken fo...
Image via Flickr user Elias Levy
What better time to separate fact from fiction than during Shark Week? Put your shark knowledge to the tes...
While wild puffins nest in holes in the ground and in rocky crevices, the puffins here at the Aquarium nest in specially-constructed breedi...
Undeniably, seahorse dads are some of the best out there. In many animal species, the mother takes on the primary childcare role;...
Today, there are about 300 different turtle and tortoise species, including seven different types of sea turtle. But they face a number of...
Green Sea Turtle
Unlike other turtle species, the green turtle did not get its name from its shell. Rather, its name originated from the col...
Linne’s Two-toed Sloths
Sloth babies have a close relationship to their mothers from birth, often clinging to their fur for warmth and...
1. They’re also called sea cows.
Who couldn’t love an animal known as a sea cow?
2. They share our love of food.
Manatees are vo...
This species is known for its ability to inflate with water. While inflated, the fish is covered in protruding sharp spines. Porcupinefish ...