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2009-11-05 06:50:00

Male Fiddler Crabs will quite happily protect a female neighbor, but do so partly in exchange for sex, according to a new study from The Australian National University. The study by Richard Milner, Professor Michael Jennions and team leader Dr Patricia Backwell of the Research School of Biology at ANU looked at how female fiddler crabs "“ without the large claw that the males are armed with "“ go about protecting their territories. The results of the study are published in Biology...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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