Author Archives: Cherilyn Chin

10 Questions About Sharks Answered

1. Are sharks vertebrates? Yes, sharks are vertebrates. Vertebrates have a backbone or spinal column. In the case of sharks, they have a spinal column made out of cartilage, not bone as in other vertebrates like bony fishes. 2.What is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Escape Galápagos by Ellen Prager

Escape Galápagos by Ellen Prager is a middle grade adventure novel. It’ll appeal to most nature and animal lovers, but because the protagonist is fearful of wild animals and being in nature, it also has a wider appeal. It’s like … Continue reading

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Review of documentary Sharkwater: Extinction by Rob Stewart

I just watched Sharkwater: Extinction (2018) a documentary that stars shark and ocean conservationist Rob Stewart. It’s the sequel to Sharkwater, which came out in 2007. According to the biography on Rob, his documentaries along with his activism, has … Continue reading

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Meet the Pink Manta Ray!

Yes, I’m really pink. My belly is pink, whereas in “normal” manta rays their belly is white with black spots and splotches on it. I’ve been nicknamed “Inspector Clouseau” from the movies and tv program called the Pink Panther. You … Continue reading

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Duffy the Sea Turtle: Children’s Picture Book Review

“Duffy’s Lucky Escape,” by Ellie Jackson and Liz Oldmeadow, is a children’s picture book about a sea turtle. She lives on a colorful coral reef. Duffy was minding her own business when a storm came and washed her out to … Continue reading

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