Category: marine

The amazing coelacanth

The coelacanth, or Latimeria chalumnae Smith, is one of the most interesting types of fish in the world. This primitive-looking fish was […]

06/17/2011. Category: marine. Tags:

Do fish drink water?

“Water everywhere and not a drop to drink.” Talking about the sea, of course. Each 100 pounds of seawater contains almost 4 […]

10/31/2010. Category: marine. Tags: , ,

Do penguins topple over while gazing at airplanes?

During the 1982 Falklands war British pilots reported that penguins toppled over backward while gazing at the planes. British navy pilots were […]

08/01/2010. Category: marine. Tags:

Sharks are immune to almost all known diseases

Sharks are the only animals that almost never get sick: they are immune to almost every known disease. Their body frames are […]

08/01/2010. Category: marine. Tags:

The blue-ringed octopus

First you will feel nauseous. Your vision becomes hazy. Within seconds you are blind. You lose your sense of touch. You cannot […]

02/03/2010. Category: marine. Tags: