Sea is a huge blue world, which can never be revealed completely. It has many secrets stored deep in its heart. There is a totally different world in it than the life on the earth's surface. There are many species inside the water. You will find thousand species of Deep Sea Fishes, a million microorganisms, hundreds of sea mammals and an equal number of plant species. Each of them are interesting to learn and of course beautiful to see. You might even find some of them weird, but they also have some beauty in them.
The most interesting creatures to know about are the Sea Mammals. They are magnificent and amazing sea animals. Some are as or even more intelligent than humans are. They are huge in size. They even have the powers to communicate with each other. Another good characteristic about them is that they are peace lovers and they spend their life, most of the time with the whole family, caring and loving the members of the group.
It is believed, that sea mammals had shifted to the earth's surface along with the other animals. However, as their body shape changed and became perfect for swimming they opted to go back to the Sea. There are more reasons for their migration. They found that the sea atmosphere was more comfortable that the earth's surface, but still you will find some sea mammals living inside the water as well outside.
Sea mammals are of many species. Scientists have managed to distinguish them based on many factors. Here is a list that characterizes the species of sea mammals. You will find some examples with their common name and their scientific name.
• The order Cetacea that consists of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises.
• The order Sirenia that include the Dugongs and Manatees.
• Members of the order Carnivora, which represents the polar bear and otters.
• The Pinnipeds, which comprises of seals and Sea Lion.
Sea mammals are so magnificent that one stride of a killer whale will astonish you. They are so intelligent that you can train a dolphin to be your pet and sometimes they can be dangerous too. A polar bear can attack you to make you as its dinner. They are social animals and are an attraction in many water parks and observatories. If you are wondering, what these magnificent, intelligent and sometimes-dangerous animals eat, then you will find your answer below. Most of the mammals are found to be carnivorous which means, they kill the prey and enjoy their meal. Some of the carnivorous animals are Blue Sea Whales, Killer whales, polar bears and sea lions.
Each sea mammal is not of the same size. Their size varies. Most of them are huge. You will find the hugest of mammals on this earth in the sea. Some of them are getting extinct and are endangered each year because of excess hunting and poaching. Some are hunted for flesh, while some for medicinal reasons.
Therefore, next time when you get a chance to view a whale or a dolphin, then be proud that you saw one of the most intelligent creatures on the planet, may be even cleverer than you.