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Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so that they do not drift apart.
Southern sea otters have flaps of skin under their forelegs that act as pockets. When diving, they use these pouches to store rocks and food.
Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don’t drift away from each other.
All blue eyed people can be traced back to one person who lived near the Black Sea almost 10,000 years ago.
The Mimic Octopus can impersonate up to 15 marine species, including Sea Snakes, Stingrays, Lionfishes, and Jellyfishes.
The lost Egyptian city of Heracleion was found after 1200 years under the sea.
Sea otters lick and fluff their newborn for hours, causing their pup’s fur to retain enough air to act as a floatation device.
There are thought to be 100,000 uncharted mountains under the sea.
If all the salt in the sea were spread evenly over the land, it would be 500 feet thick, about the height of a 40-story building.
You weight less at the top of a mountain than at sea level.
Lobsters are considered to be the cockroaches of the sea.
Starfish do not have blood. Their blood is actually filtered sea water.
Sea shells were once commonly used in many parts of the world as money.
The Sea Anemone looks like a flower, but it’s actually a carnivorous animal that eats small fish and shrimp.
Spiny lobsters migrate in large groups forming conga-like lines on the sea floor.
Since 1870, global sea levels have risen by about 8 inches (20 cm).
In 2008, a Brazilian priest strapped 1,000 balloons to a chair and sent himself up. He was found dead in the sea weeks later.
Sea cucumbers secrete some of their organs out of their anus to fool their predator into thinking they are dead.
The Aral Sea was the 4th largest lake in the world, but it was drained for irrigation and now it’s only 10% of its original size.
29,000 rubber ducks were lost at sea in 1992, and are still being found, revolutionising our knowledge of ocean science.