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What are mollusks? What’s a cephalopod? Biology and Evolution

By |2018-04-16T08:32:28+00:00May 26th, 2017|Biology|

Evolution of mollusks: Slugs are a kind of mollusk. When did the first mollusks appear? Mollusks are animals like mussels, clams, snails and slugs. Their name means "soft", because mollusks don't have any skeletons. The first mollusks probably evolved from early segmented worms around 500 million years ago.  That was in the Cambrian period. At [...]

Aquariums and Fried Calamari – A Mollusk Project – Biology

By |2018-04-13T14:32:46+00:00May 26th, 2017|Biology|

Aren't octopuses beautiful? The best way to get to know more about octopus and squid is to go to the aquarium and look at them. You can see them catching their food and eating it. In some places you might even be able to touch an octopus! You might also be interested in [...]