Other Marine Life

Learn about some of the some of the most bizzare marine life under the sea, such as Sea Squirts, sponges and even Sea Monkeys.

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Beautiful, graceful, majestic: Such highfalutin words might seem befitting of a mermaid, but a manatee? Perhaps our humble friends deserve a bit more credit. After all, they are known to stoke the imagination of a lonely seafarer or two.

By Kate Kershner

Ah, the secrets of the sea. In this gallery, we'll introduce you to some of the more enigmatic animals that drift in the ocean, swim in the sea or shoot their intestines out of their anus in saltwater. Jump in.

By Kate Kershner

The duckplatypus is an amazing animal. Learn about the duckplatypus.

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The death adder is native to Australia, New Guina and nearby islands. This relatively short, stocky snake has a triangular head, tapering tail and long fangs, the longest of any Australian snake.

A friend of mine gave me a package of Sea Monkeys as a gag gift for my birthday. I grew them, and they look nothing like the package but they really are alive! What are these things?

Can a dead stingray's sting kill you? It's highly unlikely, but you'd still be in for a world of hurt if you get stung.

By Josh Clark

When we say someone is as slippery as an eel, it's not a compliment. But maybe eels get a bad wrap. They're slimy, but they have their reasons.

By Debra Ronca