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2009-12-14 13:25:00

A report in the December 14th issue of Current Biology adds an octopus to the growing list of tool users.

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2009-01-30 12:16:34

Dolphins are the foodies of the ocean, deemed so because of their specific and complicated measures to purge cuttlefish of ink and bone, Australian scientists announced on Friday.

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2005-05-27 15:45:13

A 50,000-strong swarm of spider crabs gathered off a Melbourne beach this week, covering a stretch of seafloor the size of a football field and likely "scaring the hell" out of local fish, marine scientists said.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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