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man holding coco-de-mer nut

HUGE SEEDS  The iconic shape of a coco-de-mer nut that intrigues a traveler (shown) won’t show up on a tree. It’s evident only once the outer green husk is stripped off.

sunfish

Ocean sunfish (Mola mola) hang out at the water’s surface to warm up after diving deep to find food, a new study finds.

bombardier beetle

ROARING RUMP From a two-chambered gland in their rears, bombardier beetles unleash a toxic, blazing hot vapor to defend themselves.

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