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Giant Siphonophore

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The giant siphonophore is a long chain of specialized parts. One link in the chain digests while another one catches prey. This animal swims by waving up and down, like a jump rope. While the siphonophore is only the width of a broomstick, it can grow to lengths of 130 feet, which is longer than Earth's largest animal - the blue whale.

  1. 1. How long can a giant siphonophore grow?
    1. a. 150 feet
    2. b. 100 feet
    3. c. 130 feet
  2. 2. The animal swims by...
    1. a. paddling
    2. b. waving up and down
    3. c. using fins
  3. 3. What is a giant siphonophore?
    1. a. A long chain of specialized parts
    2. b. A fish
    3. c. A curstacean