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SEA LIFE PHOTOS: Five New Pygmy Seahorse Species Found
nationalgeographic ^ | February 5, 2009--

Posted on 02/07/2009 3:15:39 PM PST by JoeProBono

The Walea pygmy seahorse is one of five species named in a flurry of recent seahorse discoveries from coral reefs in the Red Sea and Indonesia. All five are less than an inch tall (2.5 centimeters) and are among the tiniest known vertebrates.


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Pets/Animals; Science
KEYWORDS: marinebiology; seahorse; sealife; vertebrates


1 posted on 02/07/2009 3:15:39 PM PST by JoeProBono
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2 posted on 02/07/2009 3:19:00 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

Wow, they’re beautiful and adorable!


3 posted on 02/07/2009 3:19:05 PM PST by llmc1
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Pigmy ponies? LOL


4 posted on 02/07/2009 3:19:21 PM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: JoeProBono

damn ugly


5 posted on 02/07/2009 3:20:27 PM PST by School of Rational Thought (CPA, MBA needs a job - referrals welcome)
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6 posted on 02/07/2009 3:20:36 PM PST by randomhero97 ("First you want to kill me, now you want to kiss me. Blow!" - Ash)
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7 posted on 02/07/2009 3:20:56 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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Wow, they’re beautiful and adorable!

It just is too bad that seahorses are the incarnation of evil. Evil, as in fruit of the devil evil..

8 posted on 02/07/2009 3:22:19 PM PST by mnehring
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To: randomhero97

Sea people. :->


9 posted on 02/07/2009 3:22:59 PM PST by mnehring
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To: School of Rational Thought
"damn ugly"


10 posted on 02/07/2009 3:23:07 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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11 posted on 02/07/2009 3:25:15 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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“It just is too bad that seahorses are the incarnation of evil. Evil, as in fruit of the devil evil.. “

I’m probably gonna regret this, but...hunh?

Colonel, USAFR


12 posted on 02/07/2009 3:26:26 PM PST by jagusafr ("Bugs, Mr. Rico! Zillions of 'em!" - Robert Heinlein)
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To: JoeProBono

Wow, cute little critters.


13 posted on 02/07/2009 3:29:13 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: JoeProBono
Joe, your graphics and animations are wonderful! They add so much to this thread. Go straight to the Winner's Circle!

Leni

14 posted on 02/07/2009 3:29:44 PM PST by MinuteGal
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Those pictures are so cool. Would any of those new species be found off the Indonesian side of New Guinea?

What program did you use to get the water to ripple like that?


15 posted on 02/07/2009 3:31:58 PM PST by Jemian (PAM of JT ~~ Caligula, just like his Kenyan ancestors, is selling his countrymen into slavery.)
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To: MinuteGal
Thanks!


16 posted on 02/07/2009 3:32:17 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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Thanks Joe! Beautiful photos!

ping


17 posted on 02/07/2009 3:32:45 PM PST by LadyPilgrim ((Lifted up was He to die; It is finished was His cry; Hallelujah what a Savior!!!!!! ))
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To: mnehrling
Your input is needed.

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Are_seahorses_evil

:)
18 posted on 02/07/2009 3:33:11 PM PST by allmost
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None


19 posted on 02/07/2009 3:34:34 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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Awww! A pregnant male! I had one when I was 8 years old. I adored my pet seahorses.


20 posted on 02/07/2009 3:35:09 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: JoeProBono

They are adorable. I LOVE seahorses.


21 posted on 02/07/2009 3:35:28 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: allmost
Are seahorses evil?


22 posted on 02/07/2009 3:37:01 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Yaelle

23 posted on 02/07/2009 3:38:45 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

Well, they do look awful suspicious floating around minding their own business and such. :)


24 posted on 02/07/2009 3:39:29 PM PST by allmost
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To: JoeProBono

Thia particular seahorse has been deep fried and served with a honey dip
25 posted on 02/07/2009 3:39:33 PM PST by MaxMax (I'll welcome death when God calls me. Until then, the fight is on)
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Tastes like chicken?


26 posted on 02/07/2009 3:44:03 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: allmost
Thanks for that Wiki Question. I just answered it.

I was the Mussolini/Hitler answer.

LOL!

27 posted on 02/07/2009 3:54:20 PM PST by Flycatcher (Strong copy for a strong America)
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I’ll have to weight the response before commenting further. ;)


28 posted on 02/07/2009 3:56:04 PM PST by allmost
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To: JoeProBono

MMmm, that looks like duck. I loev duck in a hugh series way!


29 posted on 02/07/2009 3:58:27 PM PST by MaxMax (I'll welcome death when God calls me. Until then, the fight is on)
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looks like duck


30 posted on 02/07/2009 4:02:56 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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God’s creations never cease to amaze and delight me.


31 posted on 02/07/2009 4:04:09 PM PST by proudofthesouth (In spite of what's going on in the world, God is still in control.)
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32 posted on 02/07/2009 4:06:51 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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UMmmmmmmm, taste like shrimp........


33 posted on 02/07/2009 4:07:20 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Welcome to Detroit, the Renaissance city......)
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34 posted on 02/07/2009 4:10:45 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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Oh no, I wish I hadn’t seen that!


35 posted on 02/07/2009 4:25:07 PM PST by llmc1
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36 posted on 02/07/2009 5:10:31 PM PST by Daffynition ("Beauty is in the sty of the beholder." ~ Joe 6-pack)
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37 posted on 02/07/2009 5:17:54 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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38 posted on 02/07/2009 5:24:27 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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39 posted on 02/07/2009 5:38:39 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: proudofthesouth
God’s creations never cease to amaze and delight me.

Truly, you ain't seen nuthin yet!

40 posted on 02/07/2009 7:43:56 PM PST by Hebrews 11:6 (Do you REALLY believe that (1) God is, and (2) God is good?)
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