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Why do sea anemones squish up when you touch them?
Question Date: 2016-08-31
Answer 1:

Sea anemones squish up when you touch them because a lot of the things that touch them want to eat them, so they shrink in to keep their tentacles from being eaten. My son pointed out that the sea anemones might pull their tentacles in to keep them from getting too, if they get touched. It's fun to touch a sea anemone and watch it squish up,isn't it?

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