Abby Millager

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A seahorse’s collapsible exoskeleton

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From yesterday’s Popular Science. The cross section’s corners and center are mostly bony. The spokes are collagenous. According to the article, predator jaws can compress the structure up to 50% without damaging the seahorse. Sort of like trying to change someone’s opinion.

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 Photo courtesy of University of California San Diego

Author: Abby

Delaware science writer, poet and tanguera

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