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Under The Sea

Friday, 4th June 2021

There is nothing better in the summer than going to the beach for a family day out, getting an ice cream, playing in the arcades and having a quick dip in the sea.

But what is really at the seaside? We are going to give you our 5 favourite creatures from under (and around) the sea with two truths and a lie, see if you can figure out which is the lie!

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Crabs

Truth or Lie: Crabs swim and walk sideways

Truth or Lie: Crabs have 6 legs

Truth or Lie: If a crab loses a claw it will grow back

Lie: Crabs have 6 legs’  A crab has 10 legs including their claws not 6!

 

Dolphins

Truth or Lie: Dolphins are intelligent

Truth or Lie: Dolphins never chew their food

Truth or Lie: Dolphins live up to 25 years

Lie: ‘Dolphins live upto 25 years’  Dolphins actually live up to 50 years!

 

Narwhals

Truth or Lie:  Narwhals swim alone

Truth or Lie: Tusks can grow as long as 10ft

Truth or Lie: Narwhals change colour with age

Lie:  'Narwhals swim alone’ Narwhals do not swim alone they are usually found in pods of 6-20

 

Seahorses

Truth or Lie: Male seahorses carry babies, not female

Truth or Lie: Seahorses use camouflage

Truth or Lie: Seahorses are only found in america

Lie: ‘Seahorses are only found in America’ Seahorses can be found in tropical & temperate coastal waters all around the world

 

Jellyfish

Truth or Lie: Jellyfish have a heart

Truth or Lie: Jellyfish can clone themselves

Truth or Lie: Jellyfish don’t have brains

Lie: Jellyfish have a heart’ Jellyfish do not have a heart!

 

Lies: 

Crabs: ‘Crabs have 6 legs’  A crab has 10 legs including their claws not 6!

Dolphins: ‘Dolphins live upto 25 years’  Dolphins actually live up to 50 years!

Narwhal: ‘Narwhals swim alone’ Narwhals do not swim alone they are usually found in pods of 6-20

Seahorse: ‘Seahorses are only found in America’ Seahorses can be found in tropical & temperate coastal waters all around the world

Jellyfish: ‘Jellyfish have a heart’ Jellyfish do not have a heart!