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Nautilus

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The Nautilus is 150 million years old and has not changed since the age of the dinosaurs. Its shell has up to 30 chambers and it moves by pumping water in and out of them. A nighttime predator, the nautilus swims in shallow waters for food, extending its tentacles to catch prey, and retreats to deeper waters during the day.

  1. 1. When does the Nautilus like to hunt?
    1. a. Morning
    2. b. Night
    3. c. Noon
  2. 2. How many chambers does a Nautilus shell have?
    1. a. 15
    2. b. 40
    3. c. 30
  3. 3. How old is the Nautilus species?
    1. a. 300 million
    2. b. 200 million
    3. c. 150 million