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Featured Creature: Pink Fairy Armadillo

Any idea what the smallest species of Armadillo is? You guessed it! It is the tiny (only 3 or 4 inches long), and ever so cute, Pink Fairy Armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus)! This little resident of a small area of central … Continue reading

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Featured Creature: Salps

Have you ever heard of a salp? Probably not, but they are organisms that we should all probably be a lot more aware of! Salps are planktonic tunicates. What does that mean? Tunicates are members of the phylum Chordata (the … Continue reading

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Featured Creature: Butterflies of the Sea

There are butterflies floating in the oceans all around the world. Usually only about a centimeter long, these beautiful, tiny creatures are actually snails that live their whole lives as plankton in the currents near the ocean’s surface. Sea Butterflies … Continue reading

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