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A German shipwreck that sank in the North Sea in 1942 is still polluting the seafloor around it, but there are signs of sea life adapting to the wreck.
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Hungry snake caught swallowing another, even bigger snake headfirst.
Many species of snakes are capable of swallowing prey much larger than themselves, such as deer, cows and even humans. However, this behavior does not typically include bigger snakes because when snakes do eat each other, which is common, it is normally the bigger snakes who eat the smaller ones.
Scientists on the AKMA3 ocean expedition have spotted an exceptional underwater feature consisting of a mud volcano in the middle of a large crater 80 miles south of Norway's Bear Island. The volcano releases a continuous flow of muddy, methane-rich water and was seen teeming with animal life. The volcano, dubbed the Borealis Mud Volcano, is only the second of its kind ever recorded in Norwegian waters.
Meet Horridus — one of the most complete Triceratops fossils ever discovered. Found in Montana, Horridus made its public debut on March 12th at Melbourne Museum in Australia in the new exhibit "Triceratops: Fate of the Dinosaurs." The skeleton is over 85% intact and includes a near-complete skull and spine.