Spotlight on Oscar the Abalone

My abalone has a first name, it’s O-S-C-A-R…. And here’s Oscar now:   He’s learned to come to the top of the tank when he’s hungry, because I clip his seaweed to the top of the tank, and he knows to find it there. He’s even smart enough to reach his snout above the top of the water, searching, if he can’t find food at the top of the water. (Which is smart, because seaweed floats, and sometimes he has to feel along the surface to find it.) He doesn’t see well, except for light and shadow, but he has an excellent sense

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