It seems the seahorse may be smarter than all other creatures when it comes to creating offspring. They do one thing hugely different; male seahorses carry the young while in incubation. Why? Although the male seahorse shouldn’t be considered to be a caring, loving dad, per say, it is true that the seahorse is one of the only creatures on the planet to give the birthing process to the male. A unique and intriguing aspect to the underwater animal world, the male seahorse is a fish that shows that things can really be done a different way. A characteristic that…

Don’t blink! You might miss them! Who exactly? The miniature pygmy seahorses, of course. The tiny equestrian influence of the giant ocean, the pygmy seahorse is nature’s showing that greatness, indeed, does come in small packages. There are actually seven various species within the family of pygmy seahorses. Also known as miniature syngnathids (coming from the family Syngnathidae) or pipefish, these amazing creatures are drifters of the sea, being found mainly in the Coral Triangle area of Southeast Asia, but are also found in Indonesia, Philippines and Papua New Guinea. So, how small are we talking here? Just a mere…