The Little Naturalist

For aspiring naturalists who love weird & wonderful nature

Updated: Hopes and Prayers for a Shark Hero

Update 04/02/17: Unfortunately Rob has been found and is now with the angels. This is a devastating loss to us all and for the shark conservation cause. RIP Rob and thank you for being such an inspiration to us all.... Continue Reading →

Do potatoes get cancer?

Cancer has now become quite widespread in human society, but what about in the plant kingdom? Do plants and potatoes get cancer like we do?

The Case of the Zombie Starfish: Why are Starfish tearing their own arms off?

In a very eerie turn of events, starfish around the world appear to be tearing their own limbs off in true zombie-like fashion. What is causing them to do this and how?

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