🐙 Marine Animals 🐠

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Growing up to 45 cm (1 ft 5 in), this majestic creature is the world’s largest…





This is a dugong, the world’s most herbivorous marine mammal. Which fact is FALSE about dugongs?

They can stay underwater for up to six minutes

They occasionally eat meat

They are the inspiration behind mermaid tales

They can consume up to 40 kg of seagrass in a single day (about the same weight as a sack of 200 potatoes!)

How many known animal species live in the ocean?





Which of these world record titles belongs to the blue whale?

Largest animal ever

Heaviest tongue

Largest heart

All of the above

However cute and little it might be, the pufferfish is also the world’s most poisonous fish. Another TRUE pufferfish fact is that…

They can’t defend themselves

When inflated, they hold their breath

They don’t have eyelids, but can close their eyes

There aren’t many pufferfish species

Seals (pinnipeds) hold the world record for…

Longest whiskers

Warmest fur

Laziest animal

Best swimmer

What kind of fish is Nemo from the famous movie Finding Nemo?

Yellow Tang


Moorish Idol

Striped Damselfish

Which fact is FALSE about penguins?

They are birds, but cannot fly

They are bad swimmers

To move quickly, they slide over the snow on their bellies

Some of them can live in a hot climate

The Atlantic giant squid has the largest eyes of any animal in the world – bigger than basketballs! They can be up to…

8 cm (3 in)

10 cm (4 in)

18 cm (7 in)

28 cm (11 in)

This is Cassius, the world’s largest crocodile – he is 5.48 m (17 ft 11.75 in) long! Which of these Cassius facts is FALSE?

We don’t know his exact age, but he could be as old as 120

He loves jazz music

His caretaker says Cassius has ‘dreamy eyes’

He adopted a baby croc named Zina and raised her for 15 years