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“Marine Life”

Apr 14, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Four new species of flesh-eating sponges have been discovered near the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.
Apr 14, 2014 12:58 PM ET // Tim Wall
Greenland sharks joined the list of top Arctic predators that suffer under heavy loads of accumulated persistent organic pollutants in their bodies. Continue reading →
Apr 11, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some of the world's most unique tentacled creatures get the spotlight in a new exhibit.
Apr 7, 2014 09:50 AM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
The Mexican blind cavefish does not have eyes, but it can see obstacles by puckering its mouth and producing bursts of suction.
Mar 26, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Perhaps the most peaceful time on the planet was around 540 million years ago, when the number one predator was a huge, yet gentle, shrimp-like creature.
Mar 26, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
How long can you hold your breath underwater? A Cuvier's beaked whale just did it for over two hours while on a dive that took it to nearly 2 miles below the ocean's surface. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The dividing line between animals and plants is blurred as sea anemones are found to be genetically part plant and part animal.
Mar 13, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Waters off the California coast were once home to a porpoise that used a long, lower snout to hunt for food. Continue reading →
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