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Wildlife Wonders

Vocabulary Words

  • Echinoderms – Urchins, Sea Biscutts family
  • Madreporite – a light colored calcareous opening used to filter water

Fun Facts!

  • Most commonly have five legs but some have up to forty legs
  • Fish have scales and gills, Sea Stars don’t have scales or gills.
  • Reach adult size in 15 days
  • Live up to 35 years
  • Sea Stars can’t breath in the air
  • In decline in Long Island Sound
  • Found in every ocean
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