Check out this week’s featured specimen!
(Pictured below, really close up!)
Can you guess what it is?
Here are some hints:
- This animal has sharp backward-facing points on the roof of its mouth and tongue that help keep slippery fish headed in the right direction.
- A common threat to this animal is lead or mercury poisoning caused by pollution in its aquatic environment.
Leave us a comment with your answer! Then come see us outside the Project Lab on Friday, August 26th at 11:30 AM for Specimen Spotlight in order to find out if you’re right.