Finding Food in the Open Ocean


Part 4



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Have you ever flown over the open ocean and wondered: with so much water, how does a creature find anything to eat?

Well, when a fish moves, its brain sends out a tiny nerve impulse. It tells the muscles to contract. Those impulses create an electric field. Many sea creatures can detect these fields because of special pores. They can even tell which direction it came from!

In sharks, their “electroreception,” as it’s called, is so sensitive they can detect an electrical field weaker than the one produced by a mere wristwatch!

This ability didn’t slowly develop over millions of years. It was created by God, allowing creatures to survive in a fallen world.

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