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Sea urchins don’t have eyes, so they use their feet to see. Tucked among their spines are little holes. Inside the holes are tentacle-like things called “tube feet.” The tube feet have light-sensitive cells at their base. Researchers think the sea urchin’s whole body acts like a giant eyeball. Urchins…
Dung beetles have to get away from a pile of dung as fast and as efficiently as they can. There is a lot of competition on dung piles between other beetles creating their own dung balls, and beetles that try to steal already created balls. The act of getting a…
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