Sea Angels and Sea Butterflies have developed something other snails can only dream of: wings. Both suborders have changed their Gastropod “foot” into parapodia, or “wing feet”. These allow Pteropods to spend their entire lives in the water column (a holopelagic lifecycle) as opposed to crawling along the bottom as their ground-dwelling (benthic) cousins do.
What’s a shrimp, a sea cucumber, a sponge, and a jellyfish all rolled into one animal? Not Anomalocaris, but I’d like to see what you come up with…
The first series I'm launching on this blog is Blathers' Expanded Museum, where I'll be learning and posting about all the animals, extant and extinct, in Animal Crossing: New Horizons museum.
Studying one subject has never been enough for me. All through school, I have run into the problem of wanting to study everything. Going to university, I settled on engineering (thinking that maybe a more focussed degree would help me focus – didn’t happen like that…) then geological engineering. Since then, my formal studies have … Continue reading Introductions