Researchers discovered that octopuses use their siphons to blast silt, shells, and other debris into open water. They even appear to aim at targets, like other octopuses.
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Bats may be known for their high-pitched echolocation calls, but they also make deep, guttural sounds — like the ones heard in death metal and Mongolian throat singing.
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As climate change worsens, they argue that cross-species conflict could become more common as resources become scarce.
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The dolphin’s affinity for coral scrubs might help them fight off skin infections and maintain their natural glow.