Category: Wildlife

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Sheepshead has Human teeth

The sheepshead, Archosargus probatocephalus, is a marine fish that grows to 30 in (760 mm), but commonly reaches 10 to 20 in. It is deep and compressed in body shape, with 5 to 6 dark bars on the side...

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How flies avoid the swat: they act like fighter jets

When scared, fruit flies bank the same way fighter jets do, tilting and rolling through the air, but they do it quicker than the blink of an eye, US researchers said Thursday. The findings in the journal Science suggest that flies may be relying on…

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The Pond Devil of Cresent Lake

Published on Jun 13, 2013 on YouTUBE The search for “Cressie”, what Native Americans call the “Pond Devil” and say is giant eel that lurks in the depths of Newfoundland’s Crescent Lake. Cressie is a...

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Mother of baby mauled by dog bailed along with partner

Mother of baby mauled by dog bailed along with partner (via AFP) The mother of a girl killed by a pit bull terrier in Blackburn has been bailed along with her partner, police said...

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The Bell Bearer

Treehoppers (more precisely typical treehoppers to distinguish them from the Aetalionidae) and thorn bugs are members of the family Membracidae, a group of insects related to the cicadas and the leafhoppers. The Bell bearer leafhopper (Bocydium globulare) probably has the strangest thorax among insects. It appears to...

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