How Coral Grows

How does coral grow? Set out on an underwater adventure to the scene below the waves around Andros Island — one of the largest barrier reefs in the world — with DIORAMA at The American Museum of Natural History. The astounding colors and shapes of the Caribbean's Andros Reef are created by colonies of small, soft-bodied coral polyps whose hard skeletons form the unearthly reef architecture.
Aired: 1/8/2014 | 0:06:24
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