Entries in #marinelife (7)

Thursday
Dec082016

5 Most Impressive Courtship Rituals

Some of the lengths animals go to to find a partner put human dating efforts to shame, with millions of species singing, dancing, building and even gardening to win another's affections. Here are 5 of the most impressive courtship rituals:

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Monday
Jun272016

Don’t Find Dory: Why Animals in Films Should Stay In The Wild

After the popular Pixar movie Finding Nemo hurt the population of wild Clownfish, many are predicting that the same disastrous aftermath will befall upon the Blue Tangs following the recent release of Finding Dory on June 17.

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Friday
Aug282015

Whale Shark Eco-Tourism: Is it Really Ethical?

For 15 years very little has been known about the biology and ecology of the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) despite its gigantic size – they are the largest extant fish and measure up to 40m in length, which is the equivalent of a double-decker bus. However, is the demand to see these mysterious creatures doing more harm than good?

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Monday
Aug102015

The Great White Shark

Perhaps the most feared animal in the world, the Great White Shark is the undisputed king of the ocean. A natural born hunter, this fish combines pace, power and precision to become a fearsome creature. However, does this animal’s reputation precede it? Is it really the terrifying fish of nightmares we all should be scared of?

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Monday
Jun222015

Top 5 Strangers of the Deep

The deep ocean is an environment not made for man and we still know very little about its inhabitants. In the murky depths of our oceans, strange marine-life stalk the ocean floor almost unseen, until now! Check out this list which is full of weird and wonderful creatures you may never have heard of and hope you never see again!

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Wednesday
Mar182015

Quiz: Which Marine Animal are you?

There are so many wondrous animals of the ocean and it’s interesting to think which one you would be. It’s a funny thought to think you could share some personality traits with an orca, or maybe a similar diet as a sea lion or you could even have the ability to be immortal like a jellyfish. Find out which sea life creature you are, hopefully you’ll get the one you want!

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Thursday
Feb122015

Can science save marine life from mass extinction?

Humans are on the verge of causing mass extinction in the world’s oceans. Our actions do indeed cause damage to the world’s marine life.

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