Invertebrates

July 18, 2023 A-Z Animals Invertebrates 

12 Largest Insects in the World that Still Walk or Fly Today

Insects represent the largest percentage of the world’s organisms. And although we usually think of insects as some of the smallest living things to walk the planet, there are some species that can grow up to 7 inches long—roughly the same size as your hand.  I’ll be quite honest in saying that insects freak me […]

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March 8, 2023 A-Z Animals Invertebrates 

The Coral Reef: A Unique Underwater Metropolis That We Can’t Live Without!

There are only a handful of places on Earth that can be seen from outer space; the Grand Canyon, the Egyptian pyramids, and The Amazon River, to name a few. Would you be surprised to learn that coral reefs have also been photographed by astronauts? Specifically, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. A reef structure like this […]

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February 28, 2023 A-Z Animals Invertebrates 

Explore The Fascinating World Of Spider

Spiders are fascinating creatures that have long captivated human interest. They are found in nearly every region in the world, from lush rainforests to the merciless desert. There are even spiders in Antarctica! While many people fear spiders, these arachnids serve a critical role in the delicate balance of nature. Let’s look at the many […]

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February 27, 2023 A-Z Animals Invertebrates 

Crustacean Chronicles: A Deep Dive into the Fascinating World of the Crab

From beautiful tropical beaches to icy shores and freshwater lakes, wherever there is water, you’re likely to find crabs! These ancient crustaceans have walked the Earth for millions of years, and they look rather prehistoric too! There are more than 4,500 different species of crab, so they have adapted to almost every aquatic environment on […]

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February 25, 2023 A-Z Animals Invertebrates 

Small Wonders: Exploring the Fascinating World of Insects

To be very honest with you, I’ve never liked insects; in fact, I have a huge phobia to the point that I can’t go to sleep if there is any type of insect in my room. Stupidly enough, I moved to a country with high cockroach populations, amongst many other insects that can fly, jump, […]

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February 24, 2023 A-Z Animals Invertebrates 

Clawing Our Way Through the Secrets of The Lobster World

Growing up, the only thing I knew about lobsters was how good they tasted! For those who haven’t had the pleasure, lobster has a sweet, meaty flavor similar to crab but less fishy. It’s delicious, but is it worth trawling the depths of the ocean to capture these intriguing creatures? People tend to think of […]

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February 24, 2023 A-Z Animals Invertebrates 

The Amazing World of the Small, Spiny & Round Sea Urchin – All You Need to Know

We share our planet with some truly intriguing animals, and the sea urchin is no exception. Despite its tiny stature, this unassuming ocean dweller is incredibly capable of thriving in a wide range of conditions, especially impressive when you consider that it lacks a brain. Urchins come in a variety of vibrant reds, purples, oranges, […]

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February 24, 2023 A-Z Animals Invertebrates 

Eight-Legged Wonders: Exploring the Fascinating World of Octopus

Most people know that octopuses have eight legs or arms. But did you know that these alien-looking creatures have nine brains? It’s little wonder these animals are so intelligent! Octopuses have inspired movies, featured in popular songs, and appeared in legends, and in 2010, an octopus named Paul was asked to predict the result of […]

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February 23, 2023 A-Z Animals Invertebrates 

Because We Focused On The Snakes, We Missed The Scorpion!

There are over 2,500 species of scorpions inhabiting some of the harshest climates on the planet, and they all have one thing in common: they’re super creepy.  Like other arachnids, scorpions scuttle their shiny exoskeleton along on their four sets of legs, brandishing their venomous tail like some kind of demented merengue dancer. And while […]

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February 20, 2023 A-Z Animals Invertebrates 

Squids – Get To Know All About The Eight-Armed Mollusk

Squids have long been associated with sea monsters and old sailors’ tales of the deep. These amazing creatures inhabit oceans all around the world, from the deepest and coldest Antarctic to the tropical warmth of equatorial waters. They play a critical role in the ecosystem of our seas. They also have incredible, almost alien, biology […]

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