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.
Box Jellyfish: World's Most Venomous Sea Creature
Stinging 'Sea Lice' Invading Atlantic Beaches
Jellyfish Don't Have Brains, But They Still Sleep
Why No Fish Wants a Tongue-eating Parasitic Louse in its Mouth
Pistol Shrimp: The Fastest Gun in the Sea
The Amazing Mantis Shrimp Punches Its Prey, Plus More Colorful Facts
Giant African Land Snails Invade South Florida Again
The Cone Snail Is a Slow, but Highly Venomous, Predator
The Tiny Blue-ringed Octopus Is the Ocean's Deadliest
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Whether they're busting open a child-proof medicine bottle or prying apart Mr. Potato Head, octopuses have some crazy brains. Actually, they have nine of them.
By Julia Layton
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.
The duckplatypus is an amazing animal. Learn about the duckplatypus.
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?