I was sitting in my bmz lab taking my final the other day. As I waited for the TA to give the next question, I was distracted by the aquarium near the window. It was full of what I am assuming were fairy shrimp, which are basically the same thing as brine shrimp, which are commonly known as Sea Monkeys.
this is what a fairy shrimp looks like.
this what a brine shrimp looks like.
this is what you're supposed to think a sea monkey looks like.
As I watched a little fairy shrimp eat some algae I decided that I wanted some sea monkeys as a pet. What could be better for my dorm room? I told my dad what I wanted for my birthday:
and he said this:
me: i want some sea monkeys for my birthday
dad: do you know what they really are?
me: brine shrimp. we learned about them in zoology last year
dad:ok...you are naive sometimes...
thanks dad. this post is for you.