Small things have big jobs.

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    This is an Antarctic krill. (Chris Gilbert/British Antarctic Survey)
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    A krill fishing ship sails near a whale. (Mika Van Der Gun/Sea Shepherd Global via AP)
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    Scientists study krill. Krill need water to be colder than 39 degrees to live. (AP/Patrick Semansky)
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    Pens for farmed salmon sit off the shore of Australia. Krill speed up the growth of salmon. They also give salmon a pinker color. (AP/Matthew Newton)
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    These are krill oil pills. Many believe krill oil helps make hearts healthy and lowers blood pressure. (AP/Patrick Sison)
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Krill can fit in your hand.  The largest whales gobble them!  People want tons of them.  They use krill as food at fish farms.

Are there plenty of krill to go around?

Pray: Thank God even the smallest creatures have a big purpose. Pray people will make sure there are enough krill for all.

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The biggest krill are only about two inches long. But they are very important in the food chain. Whales, penguins, seals, and sea birds all eat krill. People often feed krill to farm-raised salmon. Supplements, pet food, and protein powders also contain krill. These tiny creatures are rich in vitamin A. Many countries harvest krill. The United States warns that people need to be careful not to hunt the animals too much.

Jesus makes each creature through His word. “All things were created through Him and for Him.” (Colossians 1:16)