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Striped Shore Crabs eat everything from kelp to snails. Although they must wet their gills occasion- ally, they can stay out of the water up to 70 hours, according to Animal Diversity Web.

A Deep Look Into the Shallows

Abby Cummings, Guest Writer
February 27, 2019
Alix Barry poses for an underwater photo while diving in Belize, where she spent a summer working for the Belize Conservatory. Photo by Jessie Kaull and art by Estelle Martin

Diving In

Estelle Martin, Senior Staff Writer
February 27, 2019
Succulent leaves have a waxy coating covering the outside of the leaf called the cuticle. Also, the swollen leaf shape efficiently packs higher volume into a smaller surface area. This prevents moisture from evaporating, which helps the plant maintain homeostasis. The spiral leaf arrangement funnels moisture down towards the roots under the center of the plant.

Gallery for May 2018

May 23, 2018
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