Featured Expedition: April 1, 2011

Sustainable Collecting

Aquarium biologists travel to Costa Rica to gather animals for Academy exhibits.

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What Does the Mantis Shrimp See?

Mantis shrimp eyes have 12 photo receptors, human eyes only have three. Can they see a whole world of color we cannot?

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