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Exploring Ocean Life: Bioluminescence

printable bioluminescence fact sheet & activity Bioluminescence Bioluminescence is the ability an organism, or living thing, to glow.  Bioluminescence is an adaptation that helps a living thing survive in its habitat. What do you see in summer that glows? What Organisms Glow? When we think of living creatures that glow most of us think of...
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Explore Ocean Life: Echinoderms

printable fact sheet & activity Echinoderms                               What Are They? Echinoderms are marine invertebrates (animals without a backbone) that possess radial symmetry (body is identical from a central point, like a bicycle wheel).  Echinoderm means “spiny skin” in Greek, but not all...
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Exploring Birds: Flamingos

printable flamingos fact sheet & activity Flamingos                                                Where Do They Live? Flamingos are wading birds that live in tropical and subtropical North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.  Flamingos build their...
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Exploring Reptiles: Reticulated Python

printable reticulated python fact sheet Reticulated Python  Where Do We Live? Reticulated pythons are found in tropical rainforests, wetlands, and grasslands of Asia. What Do We Eat? Juvenile reticulated pythons eat rodents.  Adults prey on pigs, civets, and birds.  Like all snakes, reticulated pythons use their sense of smell to hunt.  Forked tongues detect scents and...
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Exploring Reptiles: Marine Iguanas

printable marine iguanas fact sheet Marine Iguanas                        Where Do They Live? Marine iguanas are native to the Galapagos Islands where they live in colonies on rocky shores. What Do They Eat? Marine iguanas are herbivores.  They eat algae and seaweed that grow on the...
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