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Socialized Stingrays Change Their Ways
2013-03-19 14:40:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Interactive ecotourism where people can mingle with traditionally wild animals can be big business, sometimes bringing millions of dollars to a local economy. Yet despite the educational and financial opportunities that ecotourism provides, very little study has gone into the long-term impacts on the animals that inhabit these attractions. A team of American biologists has decided to see how Stingray City, an ecotourism site in the...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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