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12 Incredible Facts About Sea Animals That Will Make You Say "No Way!"

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1. Sea otters have a secret pocket of skin near their armpits to store food.

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Who doesn't need a built-in snack pouch?

2. Beluga whales have an adorable language of chirps and squeaks that have earned them the nickname "canaries of the sea."

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They can even mimic human speech!

3. Certain species of male penguin "propose" to their lady with a pebble during mating season.

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If you liked it, then you shoulda put a pebble on it.

4. Seahorses are among the only species in which the male gives birth and takes care of the young.

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Get yourself a man who can do both.

5. While manatees may have more in common with dolphins or whales, they are actually related to elephants!

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They even have toenails on their flippers that resemble an elephant's foot!

6. Mama harp seals can find their young in a giant crowd just from their pup's distinct scent!

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That lil' pup probably smells like cotton candy and snuggles.

7. Jellyfish have been around longer than dinosaurs and have survived five mass extinctions!

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Jellies will rule us all one day.

8. Also, there's a jelly that looks like a fried egg and it's basically the greatest thing ever.

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That's one egg-cellent jelly.

9. Clownfish and anemones are best friends!

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Clownfish develop a tolerance to the anemone's toxin and provide food in exchange for protection.

10. Besides being cute as hell, pinecone fish have natural headlights that help them find food!

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Nothing to see here. Just a swimming pinecone is all.

11. Dolphins sleep with one eye open!

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This is because they sleep with one half of their brain at a time in order to protect themselves from predators and to prevent drowning.

12. Sea turtles usually return to same beach used by their mothers to lay their eggs.

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Mother always knows best!

The ocean is filled with adorable and amazing creatures! Tell us which one is your favorite in the comments!

You can protect your favorite sea creature and all the other sea cuties with a job in the Coast Guard.