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Dead Dolphins Washed Ashore on the Peru Coast Last Month Dead Dolphins Washed Ashore on the Peru Coast Last Month

Wildlife experts have confirmed that last January over 400 dolphins washed up on the beaches of northern Peru, which is not too far away from the borders of nearby neighbor Ecuador. Two hundred were washed ashore within the first three …

Exploding Whale Carcass Video (GRAPHIC) Exploding Whale Carcass Video (GRAPHIC)
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A putrefied whale carcass that washed ashore on the Faroe Islands exploded in a biologist’s face, as he attempted to cut into the 45-foot mass of dead meat. Marine biologist Bjarni Mikkelsen, of the National Museum of the Faroe Islands, …

Scientists Find An Anglerfish That Doesn’t Invoke Nightmares Scientists Find An Anglerfish That Doesn’t Invoke Nightmares

I think we can all agree that marine biology is amazing. It’s utterly mind blowing that we know more about the universe than we do our own oceans. That’s why new finds in the deepest depths are always fascinating, and …

Bob Marley: Parasite Named After Legendary Musician Bob Marley: Parasite Named After Legendary Musician
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The Bob Marley parasite, or, if you prefer, the “Gnathia marley”, is a tiny, blood-sucking organism that is known to infect fish living on Caribbean coral reefs. Although may believe this isn’t the most fitting homage to a musician who …