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Grumpy Cat

Grumpy Cat was a famous cat on the internet. Her real name was Tard before getting her current name" Tardar Sauce”. She became popular because she always looked unhappy or "grumpy". Her owner said that her grumpy-looking face was due to feline dw ...

                                               

Humphrey (cat)

Humphrey was a cat who worked at 10 Downing Street, the home of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He lived there from October 1989 to 13 November 1997. His title was "Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office". He first came as a one-year-old st ...

                                               

Wilberforce (cat)

Wilberforce was a cat who lived and worked at 10 Downing Street, the home of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He lived there between October 1973 and 13 November 1987. His title was "Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office". He served under f ...

                                               

Balto

Balto was the name of a Siberian Husky, born in 1923 and died 1933. He was a back up dog after TOGO. Balto received an outsized portion of the fame from the journey, including more acclaim than Togo. Hence, Seppala bred, named, raised and trained ...

                                               

Bluey (dog)

Bluey was an Australian Cattle Dog. Blueys owners are Les and Esma Hall from Rochester, Victoria, Australia. Guinness World Records says that Bluey is the oldest known dog. Bluey lived for 29 years and 5 months. Another dog named Chilla was said ...

                                               

Bo (dog)

Bo is a pet dog of the Obama family, the former First Family of the United States. Bo is a neutered male Portuguese Water Dog. Barack Obama and his family were given the dog as a gift after months of speculation about the breed and identity of th ...

                                               

Hachikō

Hachikō was an Akita dog. He is best known for his unusual loyalty. He remained a faithful pet for many years after his owner died.

                                               

Annelid

Annelids are a phylum of invertebrate worms. They are the segmented worms, with over 17.000 known species. Well known species are earthworms and leeches. Annelids can be found in most wet environments. Some of these species are parasitic or mutua ...

                                               

Alitta succinea

Alitta succinea, also known as the pile worm or clam worm, is a common polychaete worm. It is a species of ragworm or sandworm. The terms can refer to any one of a number of other species. This worm can reach up to 15 centimeters 6 inches in leng ...

                                               

Earthworm

An earthworm is an invertebrate animal with a long, stretchy body and no legs. It is a type of annelid. There are 5.500 known species of earthworms in 21 families. They are found everywhere, except in polar or dry climates. Their sizes vary: they ...

                                               

Eunice aphroditois

Eunice aphroditois, also known as the bobbit worm or sand striker, is an ambush predator of the sea floor. It is a polychaete worm dwelling in a burrow on the ocean floor. It buries its long body into the ocean bed of gravel, mud, or corals. It w ...

                                               

Lugworm

The lugworm, also known as the sandworm, is a large marine worm of the phylum Annelida. Lugworms make the coiled tubes of sand that are a familiar sight on a beach at low tide. The lugworm itself is not seen except by people who dig them up from ...

                                               

Sipuncula

The Sipuncula, also known as the Sipunculida, or peanut worms, are a small phylum of marine worms, or they may be a class in the Annelida. The phylum has 144–320 species of these bilaterally symmetrical, unsegmented worms.

                                               

Arthropod

Arthropods are a large group of invertebrate animals. Insects, spiders, crabs, shrimp, millipedes, and centipedes are all arthropods. In the scientific classification, all arthropods are members of the phylum Arthropoda. Arthropods have segmented ...

                                               

Hexapoda

The subphylum Hexapoda, meaning "six legs", is the largest group of arthropods. It includes the insects and three much smaller groups of arthropods without wings: Collembola, Protura, and Diplura. All of these were once called insects. It seems t ...

                                               

Marrella

Marrella splendens is an arthropod known from the middle Cambrian Burgess Shale of British Columbia. It is the most common animal in the Burgess Shale.

                                               

Cnidaria

Cnidaria is a phylum with about 11.000 species of animals. All of them are simple and aquatic, and most of them live in the sea. Some are colonial, composed of zooids which may be clones. Cnidarian zooids may take the form of polyps or medusae at ...

                                               

Anthozoa

Anthozoa are a class in the phylum Cnidaria. It includes the sea anemones and the corals. It is a monophyletic clade, one of two in the Cnidaria. The other is the Medusozoa. The class does not have a medusa larval stage in its development, unlike ...

                                               

Box jellyfish

The Cubozoa, the box jellies, contain some of the most dangerous jellyfish in the phylum Cnidaria. They make up a small class of Cnidarians, with only 19 species. It is their powerful venom which makes them noteworthy. All cubozoans have four leg ...

                                               

Chondrophore

The chondrophores or porpitids are a small and unusual group of hydrozoans. They are the family Porpitidae. They all live at the surface of the open ocean, and are colonies of carnivorous, free-floating hydroids. Their life-style in the plankton ...

                                               

Hexacorallia

Hexacorallia is a large subclass of Anthozoa in the aquatic phylum Cnidaria. It has about 4.300 species, all polyps, generally with 6-fold symmetry. It includes all the stony corals, most of which are colonial and reef-forming. It also contains t ...

                                               

Hydrozoa

The Hydrozoa are a class of the phylum Cnidaria. They are small predatory animals which mostly live in the sea. Their basic life form is the polyp. Some species live singly, others live in colonies. Their classification and evolutionary relations ...

                                               

Medusa (biology)

In biology, a medusa is a form of cnidarian in which the body is shaped like an umbrella. The other main body-form is the polyp. Medusae vary from bell-shaped to the shape of a thin disk, scarcely convex above and only slightly concave below. The ...

                                               

Montipora

Montipora is a genus of Scleractinian corals in the phylum Cnidaria. There are 85 known species. Montipora corals are common on reefs and lagoons of the Red Sea, the western Indian Ocean and the southern Pacific Ocean. They are entirely absent in ...

                                               

Myxozoa

The Myxozoa are a group of parasitic animals of aquatic environments. Some of them, such as Myxobolus cerebralis, are important parasites of fishes that people eat. Over 1300 species have been described and many have a two-host life cycle, involv ...

                                               

Octocorallia

Octocorallia is a subclass of the Anthozoa in the phylum Cnidaria. There are over 3.000 different species. These animals have an eight-fold symmetry. Most are colonial sessile polyps. Octocorallia look like the stony corals. Stony corals have a s ...

                                               

Pelagia noctiluca

Pelagia noctiluca is a jellyfish. In Latin, Pelagia means "of the sea", nocti stands for night and luca means light thus Pelagia noctiluca can be described as a marine organism with the ability to glow in the dark. This species is commonly known ...

                                               

Polyp

Polyps are one of two forms of the cnidarians. The other body form is the medusa. Polyps have a vase-shaped body with tentacles around the mouth opening. Polyps may be sexual or asexual. They can all reproduce asexually by budding. In some specie ...

                                               

Portuguese man o war

The Portuguese man o war is a Cnidarian invertebrate. It lives in the sea. It is sometimes called the blue bubble, or man-of-war. Its common name comes from a Portuguese war ship of the 15th and 16th century. The ship had triangular sails, simila ...

                                               

Sea anemone

Sea anemones are Cnidarian animals that live in the sea. They are polyps, one of the basic forms of the phylum. They are predatory animals, which paralyse their prey with stinging nematocysts. These fire a harpoon-like structure which delivers a ...

                                               

Turritopsis dohrnii

Turritopsis dohrnii, the so-called immortal jellyfish, is a species of small jellyfish found in the Mediterranean Sea and in the waters off Japan. It is the only known case of an animal which can revert completely to a sexually immature, colonial ...

                                               

Echinoderm

Echinoderms are a successful phylum of marine animals. They include sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers and their relatives. Echinoderms have these features: A skeleton of plates. These are formed from calcite, a mineral made of ...

                                               

Brittle star

Brittle stars are Echinoderms of the Class Ophiuroidea. The adults are superficially like starfish, but they are a different group, with different larvae. Like other echinoderms, they do have a skeleton of calcareous plates, and radial symmetry. ...

                                               

Crinoidea

The Crinoids are a class of Echinoderms. They have two forms, the sea lilies, stalked forms attached to the sea floor, and the feather stars, which are free-living. All crinoids are marine, and live both in shallow water and in depths as great as ...

                                               

Crown-of-thorns starfish

The crown-of-thorns starfish is a type of sea star. Usually, they have orange-red to purplish skin, with yellow or pink spikes on their skin. The crown-of-thorns is also one of the largest starfish in the world, as it has a diameter of up to 3 fe ...

                                               

Heart urchin

Heart urchins are burrowing echinoids. This life-style is similar to that of sand dollars, but the heart urchins belong to another group. Heart urchins belong to the Family Loveniidae in the Order Spatangoida. Echinocardium is the standard Britis ...

                                               

Sand dollar

The Sand dollars are species of flattened, burrowing sea urchins belonging to the order Clypeasteroida. Echinarachnius parma, the Common Sand Dollar, is widespread in the Northern Hemisphere, from the intertidal zone to considerable depths. Sand ...

                                               

Sea cucumber

Sea cucumbers are a class of echinoderms, the Holothuroidea. They have a longish body, and leathery skin. Sea cucumbers live on the floor of the ocean. Most sea cucumbers are scavengers. There are about 1500 species of sea cucumbers. Sea cucumber ...

                                               

Sea urchin

Sea urchins are the Class Echinoidea of the Phylum Echinodermata. Like the rest of the Echinoderms, literally "spike-skinned", they are entirely marine. They are usually globe-shaped, and protected by calcareous plates and spines. p65 Urchin is a ...

                                               

Starfish

Starfish, or sea stars, are Echinoderms of the Class Asteroidea. p35 All live in the ocean, on the sea floor. Many starfish live in deep water, others in shallow water. Some live in the intertidal zone, between low and high tide. They have five o ...

                                               

Fasciola hepatica

Fasciola hepatica is a parasitic trematode in the phylum Platyhelminthes. It infects the livers of various mammals, including humans. The disease caused by the fluke is called fascioliasis. It has been classified as a neglected tropical disease. ...

                                               

Flatworm

Flatworms are a phylum of invertebrates. They are relatively simple animals. They have soft bodies. With about 25.000 known species, they are the largest phylum of animals without a body cavity. Flatworms can be found in marine, freshwater, and e ...

                                               

Planaria

Planaria is a small aquatic genus of flatworm. The term is also used for other similar flatworms. They are fresh water animals which move in a smooth wave-like manner. Planaria are free-living. They can live in fresh water or very damp soil, depe ...

                                               

Mollusc

Molluscs are an important phylum of invertebrate animals. Most of them are marine. They have huge numbers in-shore, that is, in shallow water. They are the largest marine phylum, with about 85.000 living species, 23% of all named marine organisms ...

                                               

Chiton

Chitons are primitive marine molluscs in the class Polyplacophora. There are 900 to 1.000 living species of chitons. Their size ranges from 0.5 to 30 cm in length, most are quite small. All the living species are in the subclass Neoloricata, and ...

                                               

Clione

A clione is a genus of sea slug. They are also called sea butterflies and sea angels. There are 16 species of Clione. They live in the ocean. The body is small, and the brain and heart are pink so they show through the clear body. Human beings li ...

                                               

Hinge teeth

Hinge teeth are part of the inner surface of the shell of a bivalve mollusc. Bivalves by definition have two valves. They are joined together by a strong and flexible ligament on the hinge line at the dorsal edge of the shell. In life, the shell ...

                                               

Malacology

Malacology is the study of molluscs. These animals include snails, slugs, octopus, squid, and bivalves generally, such as clams and mussels. Most of them have shells. The shells are often collected for their beauty and interest. Many people eat m ...

                                               

Mantle (mollusc)

The mantle is a significant part of the anatomy of molluscs: it is the dorsal body wall which covers the organs of digestion, reproduction and movement. In many, but not all, species of molluscs, the epidermis skin of the mantle secretes calcium ...

                                               

Monoplacophora

Monoplacophora is a class of molluscs. They have a cap-like shell and live on the bottom of the sea. They were well-known as a fossil group from the Cambrian to the Devonian. One species was dredged up from the Pacific Ocean off Mexico in 1952. I ...

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