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Why Seahorses Are One of the Deadliest Creatures in the Sea

Also, now that we have your attention on these phenomenal creatures, it’s a good time to mention that they are in serious danger of extinction. Learn more here, and in the following video that discusses first seahorse biology and then covers why they are disappearing at the hands of humans:

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7:23PM PST on Jan 20, 2014

Seahorses are beautiful little creatures. Humans should leave them alone!
One of the deadliest creatures in the ocean? NO! Sharks and others are much more deadly to other creatures in the ocean.

1:47PM PST on Jan 14, 2014

Wow. Surprised with this. Amazing.

10:32AM PST on Jan 12, 2014

Interesting, typo.

10:31AM PST on Jan 12, 2014

Intersting.

3:59PM PST on Jan 9, 2014

Interesting

6:03AM PST on Jan 2, 2014

Wow is right

1:46AM PST on Jan 2, 2014

Very interesting.

7:22PM PST on Dec 31, 2013

They're just very efficient....interesting article.

1:24PM PST on Dec 25, 2013

Fascinating, I never knew this, & Natasha S. is exactly right.

5:32AM PST on Dec 25, 2013

Beautiful lil creatures. Disgusting but no great surprise to learn that China once again is to blame 4 it's inevitable demise. The only way any creature stands a chance of survival here on land in our waters---is if China ceases to exist. Chinese medicine is killing off all our precious animals. A damn bloody shame. Thanks

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