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The beach is peppered with predators—from ghost crabs and herons to dogs and cats—and sea turtles risk dehydration if they don&...
Linne’s Two-toed Sloths
Sloth babies have a close relationship to their mothers from birth, often clinging to their fur for warmth and...
The osprey is a fish-eating bird, often seen around the Chesapeake Bay. In the ‘50s and ‘60s, its population was in serious dec...
Do you have a favorite ocean oddity?
It is difficult to pick just one! So many marine organisms have amazing capabilities or unusual strateg...
That’s exactly how Charles Darwin referred to the marine iguana while studying the species for its impressive ability to adapt to its ...
Currently, the biggest threat to our nation’s water is contaminated runoff from yards, farms, roadways and construction sites, otherwi...
Why is it so important to study the past history of our oceans? How does this fuel your passion for ocean exploration?
I like to read early...
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 ...
So far, we’ve documented 18 different species visiting the existing biohuts, including grass shrimp, blue crabs, American eels, sea ne...