October 22, 2018

Seahorses on show at Sydney Aquarium

Female seahorses have got this pregnancy caper worked out.

They place their eggs, sometimes hundreds or thousands, into a special pouch in the male’s stomach and let him do all the hard work while they go about their business unencumbered by kids.

Maybe because it was the school holidays, but this interesting fact picked up at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium’s new exhibition, Seahorse Safari, seemed to stick in my mind.

As well as seahorses of all sizes, the exhibit includes sea dragons and other weird marine creatures such as pipefish and razorfish.

My children were astonished that some of them – like the

Source: http://au.news.yahoo.com/latest/a/-/latest/16853375/seahorses-on-show-at-sydney-aquarium/