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  • Did you know that there’s a fish with four eyes?

    Did you know that there’s a fish with four eyes?0

    Take a look at your eyes in a mirror. What do you see? Humans have a white part of the eye, a coloured iris, and a dark pupil in the centre. The pupil is actually a hole in your eye that lets light in so that you can see. But in Central and South America,

  • What is the longest lived animal?

    What is the longest lived animal?0

    Four hundred years ago, the world was a very different place. In England, William Shakespeare’s company was performing A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the first time. In Japan, the Edo period began. And in the cold waters off of Iceland, there lived a simple quahog clam. In 2006, that clam was dredged up by Icelandic

  • How do fish hear?

    How do fish hear?0

    Have you ever wondered why you have to keep very quiet if you want to catch a fish? They don’t have any ears! Actually, fish can hear quite well. Instead of ears opening to the outside of their heads like we have, fish have ear bones called otoliths inside their heads. When a sound wave


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