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Lobsters are made up of a family of marine crustaceans. They have hard exoskeletons to protect their body, which they must shed and regrow as they mature and get bigger. More »

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As of 2014, there are two remaining species of monk seal in the world: the Hawaiian monk seal and the Mediterranean monk seal, both named for the places where they live. A third species, the Caribbean monk seal, was last... More »

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The name for Area 51 comes from the marking on the 1950's Nevada Test Site map. The official name used after that point is The Air Force Flight Test Center, Detachment 3 or AFFTC Det. 3. The area is also referred to as "... More »

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Although it is impossible to differentiate between pain and reflex, a recent study by scientists from Queen's University have concluded that there is a high possibility that lobsters and other crustaceans do feel pain on... More »

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Crayfish, which are freshwater crustaceans closely related to lobsters, have large claws with which they threaten predators and protect themselves. In addition, when crayfish are frightened, they make menacing gestures w... More »

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Omnivores that live in the ocean include sea turtles, manatee, dolphins, opaleye, saltwater crabs, lobsters, sea otters, sharks and whales. Deep-sea omnivores include copepods and some species of squid and octopus. Among... More »

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Both lobsters and cockroaches are arthropods, making them distant relatives. An arthropod is a member of the phylum Arthropoda, which includes insects, crustaceans and arachnids. Arthropods are characterized by a jointed... More »

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