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Leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) – Video

This video was filmed during my visit to the Sea World, California, USA. Introduction: The leopard shark, Triakis semifasciata belongs to the hound shark, in the family Triakidae. The species is small and pretty animals. The species is harmless to humans if they are not disturbed and hence divers can safely come close enough to …

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Fly River turtle (Description- biology- threats)- Video

This video was filmed at the Sea World (San Diego, California) during January 2015 Ownership of the video and review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     General: Fly River Turtles (Carettochelys insculpta), are also known, as pitted-shelled turtle and also as “pig-nosed turtle” because of their bulbous fleshy shout with prominently …

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Flamingos are not necessarily pink- Video

This video was filmed  in the Sea World, San Diego, California (USA)                   The video explains reasons of the pink/reddish color which flamingo birds enjoy as well as also reasons for developing pale to  white color especially in captivity.

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13192

California sea lion (Zalophus Californianus) – Key characteristics – interactions with humans – communications (Video)

I filmed this video in the Sea World, Saint Diego, California, USA during December 2014. Source: www.fishconsult.org     Introduction: California Sea Lion,  Zalophus Californianus  belongs to the family “Otariidae” is found along the coast of the eastern North Pacific, from southern British Columbia to western Mexico including Baja California. California sea lions breed on …

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Closely watching the dolphins in the Sea World (San Diego) – Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org This video was filmed in the Sea World, San Diego, California in San Diego. This open water exhibit is nice stop at the Sea World which allows a close observation at dolphins and to watch the interaction between these magnificent animals with their trainers. I had the opportunity to see that during my …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12754

Passing by a penguin community in the SeaWorld (San Diego), California – Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org This video was filmed from a moving walkway in the penguin counter (Sea World – San Diego) on 26 December, 2014. This encounter was first opened in 1983. The walkway allowed watching and filming with no crowd at the glass. The encounter hosts some hundreds of birds which belong to several penguin species. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12652

Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus)- Part III (Eating habits – reproduction – utilization)- Video

This video was filmed during December 2014 in the Sea World, San Diego, California, USA. Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Eating habits and food preferences Walruses have a diverse diet and feed on many marine organisms such as shrimp, crabs, sea cucumbers, various mollusks and other benthic invertebrates (e.g. worms, …

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Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus)- Part II (Environmental adaptation – threats – conservation)- Video

This video was filmed during December 2014 in the Sea World, San Diego, California, USA. Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Adaptations of walruses for aquatic environments Diving Walruses can stay submerged for as long as 10 minutes. The diving depth of walruses stay within 80 m which is water depth …

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Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus)- Part I (Introduction – distribution – description)- Video

This video was filmed during December 2014 in the Sea World, San Diego, California, USA. Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Introduction: The walrus, (Odobenus rosmarus) is the only living species in the Odobenidae family and Odobenus genus. Two subspecies of walrus are widely recognized: the Atlantic walrus, Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus  and the Pacific …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12586

Peaceful angelfish may fight sometimes – Video

This video has been filmed during December 2014 in the Sea World, San Diego, California, USA. Before going over the biological information, I was surprised to see how these peaceful fish –as their name tells- can fight. In fact, angelfish are generally peaceful especially when not mating but they under certain conditions such as overcrowding, …

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