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Step aside, second largest amphibian in the world coming through. 

Japanese giant salamanders have really poor eyesight, but are able to detect minute vibrations in the environment through the use of special sensory cells covering their skin.

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Any insect may enter, but none shall leave. 🐜🌱

The Albany pitcher plant (Cephalotus follicularis) lays a spiked trap at the pitchers’ entrance that allows prey to enter but blocks their escape. The lid prevents rainwater from diluting the digestive enzymes inside. https://t.co/PA3X2t17WL

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The zebra shark (Stegostoma fasciatum) is a nocturnal species of carpet shark. These sharks spend most of the day resting motionless on the sea floor and actively hunt at night. 

#SharkWeek
2020 starts August 9 on @Discovery.

🦈 🎥 by @jacintashackleton https://t.co/viDAOOLDJt

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These sharks give birth to as many as 37 pups after a gestation period of 10–12 months.

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The leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) is a species of houndshark that is aplacental viviparous, meaning that the young hatch inside the uterus and are nourished by yolk.

#SharkWeek
2020 starts August 9 on @Discovery.

🦈 🎥 by @jacintashackleton/IG https://t.co/SQmnfZCSam

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The star-nosed mole may be blind, but it’s unique tentacled snout can see the world through an extraordinary sense of smell. Its nose is about 1 cm in diameter with roughly 25,000 Eimer's organs distributed on 22 appendages.

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This is a Physalia physalis “Portuguese man o’ war”.

Dr. Hines added some acetic acid to the slide, causing the tentacle’s stinging cells (nematocysts) to fire. They look like little harpoons. 🧜‍♂‍

#MicroscopicMonday
🧫🔬 by @ciliateco https://t.co/GfnGUz0W0Y

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Join experts and archeologists as we unearth Aztec relics on #LostPyramids of the Aztecs, airing right now on Science Channel! https://t.co/D8XF8mLyTS

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While it only lasted around 200 years, the Aztec civilization brought forth innovation that can be seen around Mexico today. Learn more when #LostPyramids of the Aztecs airs tomorrow at 8pm ET. https://t.co/hBS0vti1rG

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What? You’ve never seen a red lipped bat fish before?

Ogcocephalus darwini is a fish of unusual morphology found around the Galapagos Islands. They use their highly adapted pectoral, pelvic, and anal fins to "walk" on the ocean floor.

#SealifeSaturday
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Despite not having a brain, or even a single neuron, this organism is able to make clever decisions in search of food. 

Trichia decipiens is a worldwide widespread slime mold species that lives on the deadwood of conifers and broadleaf trees year-round.

#FungusFriday
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Small human-like creatures called homo-floresiensis (hobbits) were thought to have gone extinct over 100,000 years ago. Could these tiny humanoids still exist today? 

Watch a new episode of #StrangeEvidence tonight at 9p on @ScienceChannel. https://t.co/Jpy2hCH0IQ

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