MALE PREGNANCY

Brazilian giant seahorse (Hippocampus reidi, Ginsburg 1933) Although it may not seem like the seahorse or Hippocampus belongs to the class of Osteichthyes (bony fish) like salmon or the goldfish, so to speak. The genus Hippocampus (family Syngnathidae) includes about 45 species of saltwater fish. What makes seahorse so unique…

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WINGS OR FINS?

Humboldt penguin (Spheniscus humboldti, Franz Meyen 1834) is mainly spread along the coast of Peru and Chile in the Pacific Ocean. Their ability to fly, like that of all other species of existing penguins dates back to millions of years ago, and has been lost over the years, according to…

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SALT or HALITE

Group III – Aloidi NaCl Very common The Rock Salt or Halite occurs in cubic crystals often “hopper” and with rounded corners, usually colorless or white, sometime yellow, red, brown and even blacks; more rarely patchy irregular blue and purple; predominantly cubes and in massive sedimentary beds, but also granular,…

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