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A Japanese fisherman caught a giant fish almost six feet long.

Japanese fisherman Hirasaka Hiroshi flew out to the island of Hokkaido (located just north of mainland Japan) twice within three months. The second time...
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Flying fishes, they can fly up to 45 seconds and can fly 400m at...

Flying fish hunt. Frigate birds are ocean hunters that can't get wet, yet they overcome this handicap to catch their prey - flying fish...

You are more likely to die from a falling coconut than from a shark...

Beachgoers have more reason to worry about falling coconuts than being bitten by a shark, researchers said today. In an effort to improve the media...

Sharks kill 12 people per year while people kill 11,417 sharks per hour.

Inspired by recent data on shark deaths, two data visualization heavyweights have created a stunning infographic to put the numbers in perspective. A recent report...

Great white shark are able to detect electromagnetic fields.

Great white shark are able to detect electromagnetic fields emitted by movement of animals, they are so sensitive that they can detect variations up...
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Archer fish shoot water jets with enough force to knock prey.

The water-pistol is a harmless toy for children, but apparently it can be a lethal weapon too. This particular species of fish makes use...

Sharks were on earth before trees.

Hard to imagine, isn’t it? But it’s true. Sharks are older than trees. The earliest known species of tree is Archaeopteris. It was a...

Top 5 of the World’s most poisonous foods.

It’s true we should all know a lot more about the foods we eat, but usually we focus more on the fat content or...

Male seahorses “Hippocampus” can get pregnant.

The male seahorse "Hippocampus" is equipped with a pouch on the ventral, or front-facing, side of the tail. When mating, the female seahorse deposits up...

Whale Sharks can live up to 100 years.

Neither mating nor pupping of whale sharks has been observed. The capture of a female in July 1996 that was pregnant with 300 pups indicated...
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