Daily Archives: February 14, 2012

Isla Mujeres, Mexico to Host Fifth Annual Whale Shark Festival in June

http://www.elitetraveler.com/news_detail.html?nid=3768 14 February 2012 From June 21 to 24, 2012, the charming island of Isla Mujeres, just off of Mexico’s eastern Quintana Roo shores, will host its fifth Whale Shark Festival.

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Fossil fish illuminates evolution of plankton-eating

http://www.chem.info/News/2012/02/Fossil-fish-illuminates-evolution-of-plankton-eating/ 14 February 2012 Animals from very different groups that developed independently into plankton-eating giants took similar evolutionary steps along the way, new research shows.

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Harvard Study Reveals New Shark Skin Properties

http://www.fishchannel.com/fish-news/2012/02/13/new-properties-of-shark-skin-revealed.aspx 14 February 2012 There is growing interest in the way in which animals have developed particular characteristics to help them move more efficiently, with this field of study being described as biomechanics.

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