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Dunkleosteus

STRONG SWIMMER  The armored, jawed fish Dunkleosteus was a top ocean predator around 380 million to 360 million years ago, during the late Devonian Period. 

Southern pig-tail macaques

PROTEIN SNACK  Southern pig-tail macaques have been observed devouring rats — possibly helping rodent control on Malaysian oil palm plantations.

booby chick

WILD WASTE  Nitrogen from the guano of seabirds, such as this red-footed booby chick, leaches into coral ecosystems and helps them stay robust.

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