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  1. Echinoderms: Sea Star Time-lapse: Eating Mussel

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    Even though mussels can close-up tightly, sea stars successfully prey on them.

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    • Sponges: Time-lapse of Sponge Cells Recombining

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      Sponges are the only animals whose cells can reassemble when broken apart.

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      • Echinoderms: Sea Star Time-lapse: Pycnopodia Chases Snails

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        Watch the voracious predatory sun star chase down a snail.

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        • Echinoderms: The Ultimate Animal

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          Echinoderms show us that animals radically different from us, even ones without a brain, can be ultimately successful.

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          • Sponges: Filter Feeding Made Visible

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            Watch how quickly a sponge filters water to feed.

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            • Cnidarians: Life on the Move

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              These simple creatures invented movement.

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              • Sponges: Origins

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                Sponges often don’t even look alive, but an ancient sponge was actually the first animal.

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                • Molluscs: The Survival Game

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                  Molluscs have been masters in the survival game in life, evolving with new opportunities and new challenges.

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                  • Flatworms: The First Hunter

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                    Flatworms look simple, but they were the first animals with a distinct head with stereo senses.

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                    • Marine Arthropods: A Successful Design

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                      The incredible diversity and dominance of arthropods in the ocean can be attributed to their extraordinarily adaptable body plan.

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                      • Annelids: Powerful and Capable Worms

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                        Annelid worms have incredibly diverse ways of making a living.

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                        • Arthropods: Blue Crab Molting

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                          A blue crab struggles as its sheds its exoskeleton, leaving itself vulnerable with its new soft shell.

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