Starfish (or sea stars) aren’t fish, they belong to the Phylum Echinodermata, which means they are related to sea urchins, sand dollars and sea cucumbers. There are around 2000 species of starfish, and… Continue reading
Around 5,000 internet pages claim that the original name of the butterfly was “flutterby”. That, however, is incorrect. It has been a butterfly (originally “buttor-fleoge”) since Anglo-Saxon times.