Saturday, November 30, 2013

Fact of the Day: Sea-Horse Swimmers

Despite being one of the most unique under-water animals, sea-horses are considered rather awful swimmers. 

21 comments:

Kay said...

Is it because they're upright?

Miss Ish said...

Some people eat them here ya know.
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黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Mystical creature

Dana said...

Still, they're really cool to look at!

DEZMOND said...

well, at least they have some underwater style :)

Pilar Domínguez said...

That´s because they are "horses",heheeh, maybe they would rather jumpl than swim. Kisses:)

Adam said...

yes, not exactly an advantage

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Yeah, they don't really seem to be built for it, do they?

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

They are so cute!

Erzsebeth said...

I think that sea-horses are one of the most beautiful creatures :)
A big hug and have a great weekend

Erz

Pat Hatt said...

Must be hard to stand upright and swim

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Didn't know that! They are cute, though.

Gloria Baker said...

Always love sea horses!

stephen Hayes said...

And in this case it's the males that carry and give birth to the young.

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Lovely!!!.. Regards

bianca said...

they are so cute but look also quite strange - no wonder that are bad swimmers


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Mama Zen said...

They just kinda float there.

Moscow Blogger said...

But they are so funny!
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Christine said...

neat fact! I've seen some live somewhere, think it was in the Caribbean.

Unknown said...

I never considered them good swimmers :) They just follow currents basically they are f*cked.

Theresa Mahoney said...

I think they are so fascinating to watch, even if they aren't graceful.