The Peacock Mantis Shrimp

Aptly named for the male's kaleidoscope of vivid greens and blues, and their mantis-like shape, the peacock mantis shrimp (Odontodactylus scyllarus) is an intelligent and formidable predator. Native to the warm Indo-Pacific waters, this mantis shrimp is a marine wonder. Not only is it one of the most captivating creatures of our seas, it also possess … Continue reading The Peacock Mantis Shrimp

The Green Sea Turtle

Extremely sensitive to changes in temperature, the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) is one of the thousands of species which faces extinction due to climate change. This endangered reptile has a vast range, inhabiting tropical and subtropical seas all around our planet. These turtles spend most of their time in seagrass beds, salt marshes and coral … Continue reading The Green Sea Turtle