Monday, December 13, 2010

Sea Monkeys are a true miracle of nature

Sea Monkeys are a type of brine shrimp, and a member of the animal family Crustacea,
which also includes crabs and lobsters. Sea Monkeys are a true miracle of nature.

They exist in suspended animation inside their tiny eggs for many years.
brine shrimp common name for a primitive crustacean that seldom reaches more than 1/2 in. (1.3 cm) in length and is commonly used for fish food in aquariums.

They can live in water having several times the salinity of Deep Sea water, but they can also tolerate water having only one tenth the marine salt concentration.
Brine shrimp usually occur in huge numbers and can be seen in vast windblown lines in the Great Salt Lake.

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