University of Pittsburgh
Search Terms
Pistol Shrimp
Snapping Shrimp
Flying Fish
Water Bear  Tardigrade Tardigrada
Immortal Jellyfish  Hydrozoan Jellyfish
Turritopsis dohrnii 
Jesus Lizard Green Basilisk Lizard
Basiliscus plumifrons
Gecko Gekkota

Search Library Catalog

Reference Books

  • The World Book Encyclopedia -- R 031 WOR
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Wildlife -- R 591 ILL 

Online Resources:

  • Grolier Online
  • Search "Flying Fish"
  • Search "Gecko"
  • Search "Water Bear"
  • Search " Tardigrade"


  • Britannica Online School Edition
  • Search "Flying Fish"
  • Search "Snapping Shrimp"
  • Search "Tardigarde"


  • Gale Student Resource Center


The Jesus Lizard (Basiliscus plumifrons)

Flying Fish (Exocoetidae)


Immortal Jellyfish

Water Bear - Tardigrade

Snapping Shrimp or Pistol Shrimp


Prepared by Linda Herward 5/7/2012
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