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Marine Monster Mondays – Solar Powered Nudibranch

This solar-powered slug is the Medusa of the nudibranchs. Its long tentacle-like features have a large flat surface that is covered in Zoocanthellae brown algae and separated into individual ‘solar panels’. It farms algae on its body to create energy through photosynthesis, which means it uses the ability of plants to convert the sun’s energy […]

Tortoise? Or Turtle?

Ever wondered what is the difference between a Tortoise and a Turtle? We listed them here for you below! –Difference in Habitat A tortoise lives on land, while a turtle lives spends more of its time in the water. –Differences in Birth Both turtle and tortoise lay eggs on the ground. The mother tortoise will […]