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A school of Blue Tang fish swimming together off the Caribbean island of Bonaire. It has long been assumed that the schooling behavior of fish evolved in part to protect animals from being attacked by predators. From NPR.
In one Russian city there is a pool-like structure where visitors can see real hippos. Imagine a pool you might have seen on Chernobyl pictures, back from Soviet times, with Soviet style tiles on the walls, Soviet murals but this time it is not abandoned and that rusty, but filled with some water, has people inside visiting and real hippos inside indulging in their natural behavior. Here we can see it all.
Scientists discovered the bones of seven huge dinosaurs that each weighed more than a dozen elephants and had femurs bigger than a human adult. Found in Argentina, the beasts may represent one of the biggest dinosaur species known to science.