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the bioluminescence
the light that some animals emit when certain chemicals in their bodies combine
the fault
a fracture in the earth's crust; often the site of earthquakes and volcanoes
the Gaia hypothesis
theory that suggests the planet Earth behaves as a giant, interconnected organism; "Gaia" was the ancient Greek goddess of the earth
the imprinting
a rapid learning process that occurrs early in the life of certain social animals and establishes a behavioral pattern, such as when a baby duckling bonds with its mother
the marine biologist
a scientist who studies the behavior of organisms that live in the sea