15 Fun and Surprising Facts about the Earth’s Oceans
The Earth’s oceans are odd, beautiful and intriguing — and we know surprisingly little about them. Learn why oceans comprise a strange and wonderful world all their own.
The Earth's oceans are full of funny, regal and fantastic organisms and geographic features.
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The deep sea is the largest museum on Earth: There are more artifacts and remnants of history in the ocean than in all of the world’s museums, combined.
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An octopus’s speed of travel never exceeds that of the surrounding waves. That same octopus employs amazing camouflaging talents — changing color, shape, and even its texture, pattern and brightness — to blend in to its surroundings.