Category: Fish

shark

How to hypnotize a shark

Sharks, alongside many other aquatic and terrestrial animals exhibit a phenomenon known as tonic immobility or ‘apparent death’, a reflex that causes the animal to enter a hypnotic or trance like state. Whilst...

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The gentle giant of the sea

Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) are the world’s largest fish, growing up 12 metres in length and weighing up to 12,500 kg. They are known for their gentle nature, sometimes letting divers swim with...

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Microbeads to be banned, Daily Mail claims credit

Environmentalists have been celebrating the proposed ban on the sale of products containing microbeads from 2017, which was announced by DEFRA on 3rd September. The campaign to ban microbeads has been several years...

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