"Slow" marine animals show their secret life under high magnification. Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion is only detectable at different time scales compared to ours and requires time lapses to be seen. These animals build coral reefs and play crucial roles in the biosphere, yet we know almost nothing about their daily lives.
Three new chicks have joined the Oregon Zoo’s Humboldt Penguin colony! For now they’re keeping cozy in their nest boxes, growing strong on a diet of regurgitated ‘fish smoothie’ provided by their parents.