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Green Sea Turtle

This endangered species can get BIG! These turtles can weigh upwards of 400 pounds.

Peacock Mantis Shrimp

Beautiful, but also brawny! Their punches are literally as fast as a speeding bullet.

Blacktip Reef Shark

These social creatures often stay in schools and can leap so high they jump clear out of the water.


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