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[ hˈa͡ɪdɹə], [ hˈa‍ɪdɹə], [ h_ˈaɪ_d_ɹ_ə]

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One of the most commonly known animals on Earth is the hydra. Hydra is a common name for a large, freshwater, pluripotent cnidarian whose body consists of many small tubes of flesh called nematocysts. Hydra are found in freshwater and marine environments all over the world.

Hydra are classified taxonomically as siphonophores, a group that also contains sea anemones and corals. Unlike sea anemones and corals, which secrete a hard skeleton, hydra are made up of a mass of narrow tubes of flesh.

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