Deep Sea Siphonophore: a Creature Made of Creatures

deep sea siphonophore

Habitat: Deep sea pelagic zone Status: Not Evaluated What lives in the darkness under the sea… a co-lo-ny of zooids! (that was sung in the Spongebob theme…

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Forgot About National Dog Day? 5 Dog Toys To Say You’re Sorry

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It was an honest mistake. You had no idea that August 26th was National Dog Day (apparently the rest of the world did, but somehow…

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Doggy Day Care Hosts Epic Dog Pool PAWTY!

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If this doesn’t look like the most epic pool party (or should I say pawty) in the history of pool parties then I really don’t know…

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New Species of Golden Bat? Yeah, I’m Down With That!

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All that glitters isn’t gold –  but it is in fact, bat, apparently. Meet the newly reclassified King Midas bat (Myotis midastactus) aptly named for its…

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Fiddler On the Beach: Thousands of Fiddler Crabs!

Atlantic sand fiddler crab, Uca pugilator (6)

  Habitat: from Massachusetts to the Gulf of Mexico Status: No Conservation Concerns You know what I really love about nature, and animals more specifically? Is that…

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Pig the Dog: the Pooch that looks Photoshopped!

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World, meet Pig. Pig isn’t actually a pig, of course, she’s a dog; albeit an unusual looking one. The 8-month old mutt has scrawny legs,…

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Gaudy Clown Crab: the Crustacean That’s Simply Faaabulous!

gaudy clown crab, Platypodiella spectabilis (3)

 Habitat: throughout the Caribbean Status: Not Listed This is the Gaudy Clown Crab (Platypodiella spectabilis). It’s one of the most fashionable crustaceans in the ocean, in my…

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Multiple Mouths and Purple, Oh My! New Species of Purple Jellyfish Found!

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Early this Wednesday morning, beachgoers at Coolum Beach, Queensland were lucky enough to spot a potentially new species of purple jellyfish that scientists believe may…

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They See Me Rollin': New Cartwheeling Flic-flac Spider Discovered

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What’s that bouncing along the horizon? It’s not a tumbleweed, that’s for sure. It’s a newly discovered Moroccan Flic-flac Spider (Cebrennus rechenbergi). I have to say,…

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Nudi Bits: Spanish Shawl Nudibranch!

Nudi Bits: Spanish Shawl Nudibranch!

Join me on my hunt for a Spanish Shawl nudibranch!

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