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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...

Bamboo sharks can survive out of the water for up to 12 hours.

Banded sharks are also known as brown banded bamboo sharks or cat sharks. They develop in oval cases, sometimes known as Mermaid's Purses before they...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

Playing dead will help you survive a shark attack, MythBusters confirmed.

During World War II, Navy seaman Joseph Dronet reportedly spent five days in shark-infested waters after his ship was destroyed in combat. The veteran...

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...
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