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Posts tagged Sponges

February 3, 2015

 

purple pipe organ sponges

Sponges: Stranger than Science Fiction

Sponges are expert shape shifters that let the world (and food) come to them.

December 2, 2005

 

Dolphins and Sponges

We humans tend to favor animals that behave like we do, like dolphins. Scientists have discovered another reason for us to favor dolphins. Like chimps, dolphins use tools to look for food, but while chimps use sticks, a handful of dolphins in Australia’s Shark Bay use sea sponges.

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