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Found out was massive mudslide in Taiwan in 2010.  Please see new pin: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/331014641351158465/

Found out was massive mudslide in Taiwan in 2010. Please see new pin: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/331014641351158465/

Lifeform of the week: Horseshoe crabs have something for everyone | Earth | EarthSky - Fisherman, doctors and bird lovers all rely on the Atlantic horseshoe crab. Can this ancient arthropod please all the people all the time?

Lifeform of the week: Horseshoe crabs have something for everyone | Earth | EarthSky - Fisherman, doctors and bird lovers all rely on the Atlantic horseshoe crab. Can this ancient arthropod please all the people all the time?

'This Could Be The Rarest Animal In The World'

'This Could Be The Rarest Animal In The World'

In early August, biologist Peter Ward returned from the South Pacific with news that he encountered an old friend, one he hadn't seen in over three decades. The University of Washington professor had seen what he considers ...

Revealed—the single event that made complex life possible in our oceans

Revealed—the single event that made complex life possible in our oceans

Moon jellyfish (pictured at the Vancouver Aquarium) can restore their symmetry within four days.

Moon jellyfish (pictured at the Vancouver Aquarium) can restore their symmetry within four days.

This small jellyfish is called Oceania amata. Its closely related cousin, Turritopsis dohrnii, was recently featured in the media as an example of an organism that may achieve immortality.  For now, Turritopsis dohrnii is the only known animal that can develop in reverse, transforming from a medusa back to a polyp.

This small jellyfish is called Oceania amata. Its closely related cousin, Turritopsis dohrnii, was recently featured in the media as an example of an organism that may achieve immortality. For now, Turritopsis dohrnii is the only known animal that can develop in reverse, transforming from a medusa back to a polyp.

Portuguese Man-O-War (Physalia physalis).jpg    Not a nice guy -- got stung by one when I was 9 or 10 years old in the ocean off Long Island

Portuguese Man-O-War (Physalia physalis).jpg Not a nice guy -- got stung by one when I was 9 or 10 years old in the ocean off Long Island

Matthew Tworkowski, <em>Sunball Seadragon</em>. Photo: courtesy the Ocean Art Underwater Competition 2015.

Matthew Tworkowski, <em>Sunball Seadragon</em>. Photo: courtesy the Ocean Art Underwater Competition 2015.

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