Thresher sharks are one of those animals, like flying snakes or walrus, that are obviously made up. Except they aren't. Thresher sharks are big. Common threshers (Alopias vulpinus), the largest of the three species, grow to … [Read more...] about Thresher Sharks. So Threshy.
A 10 cm goldfish, swimming through the water at leisure, leaves a wake that persists for over five minutes. Imagine if a fish-eating animal could detect and track that turbulence. It’d be one unlucky goldfish. Seals, which are … [Read more...] about Marvellous Moustaches & Superpowered Sea Floofs
So I got this email: Hello! My name is Brianna and I'm from Colorado. I'm going to try to get straight to the point so that I don't waste your time, Mr. Pierce. A coupe of months ago, I was in my first period Geography class … [Read more...] about Shark Tsunamis. Yes, I’m Writing About Shark Tsunamis.
We live in a world of light and color. A large chunk of our brain is assigned to process the inputs received from our eyes. We appreciate beautiful sunsets, rainbows, and fairy lights. Other mammals see a different world. Dogs … [Read more...] about Fluoro fishies enjoy blacklight discos. Honest.
New Zealand is a nice place to be during the austral summer. I'm not the only one that thinks so. While the sole native land mammals are bats, around half the world's marine mammal species are found in kiwi waters. Everything from … [Read more...] about Sperm whales eat sharks. It’s pretty awesome.