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2008-02-29 16:28:23

Male fish can amp up their electric fields to woo females and intimidate rivals, research now reveals. A number of fish can generate electric fields. Relatively few such electric fish pack strong enough jolts to defend themselves or stun prey - most just use their electrical discharges to help navigate the water or communicate in the dark. One weakly electric fish is the nocturnal gymnotiform fish (Brachyhypopomus pinnicaudatus), a toothless fish native to the Amazon basin....


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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