A coral reef is a place in the ocean that has lots of coral, fish, and rocks. Did you know that coral is a type of animal? It looks like a plant, but it eats small particles.
Many other animals live in a coral reef. Clown fish live near sea anemones. The clown fish don't get stung by the sea anemones. They help to clean them also.
Coral is not a plant, it is an animal. It is related to jellyfish. Coral can be colorful. It needs sunlight and warm water. There are hard coral and soft coral. There are different types of coral.
Jellyfish are related to coral. They don't get stung by their own tentacles. Animals like fish, plants, shrimp, and crabs get eaten by jellyfish. They have one hole in their body. They eat and poop with the same hole.
Sea turtles are reptiles that live in the ocean. They have sharp beaks, rough skin, hard shells, and flippers. They use their flippers to swim fast. Their back flippers help them to swim.