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Rare Twin Elephants Born in Thailand Again

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5 People With Extra Body Parts

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https://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/nature/post/rare-freaky-frilled-shark-caught-fishing-net/

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Rare, freaky frilled shark caught in fishing net

A scary-looking and rarely seen sea creature called a frilled shark was caught in the nets of a fishing trawler last week in waters off the Australian town of Lakes Entrance in Gippsland, Victoria, sparking talk among fishermen about the last time one of these rare creatures had been seen.
“We couldn’t find a fisherman who had ever seen one before,” Simon Boag of the South East Trawl Fishing Association, told Australian Broadcasting Co.
“It looks prehistoric; it looks like it’s from another time.”
Indeed, the frilled shark has a long history. Its ancestry dates back 80 million years, so it is often referred to as the living fossil. It features a dark brown, eel-like body that grows up to 6.6 feet long, a shark-like tail, and a mouth full of teeth.
“It has 300 teeth over 25 rows, so once you’re in that mouth, you’re not coming out,” Boag told ABC. “Good for dentists, but it is a freaky thing. I don’t think you would want to show it to little children before they went to bed.”
The frilled shark is so named for the frilly appearance of six pairs of long gill slits.
Boag told ABC that the frilled shark was caught at 2,297 feet. The species has been found as deep as 4,900 feet but generally lives in waters shallower than 3,900 feet.
The frilled shark was offered to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, which identified the bizarre catch, but it declined to take it.
The ABC reported that the frilled shark is believed to have been sold.

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Rare photos of elusive Saharan cheetah revealed

Some of the world’s only photos of the elusive Saharan cheetah, one of the rarest carnivores on the planet, were released this week as part of a study designed to help save the critically endangered species.
New research shows that Saharan cheetahs exist at incredibly low densities and require vast areas for their conservation. It is believed that Saharan cheetahs number fewer than 250 today, and virtually nothing is known about this subspecies.

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https://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/nature/post/rare-photos-elusive-saharan-cheetah-revealed/

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Mummy Found Hiding Inside Ancient Buddha Statue
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A Chinese statue of a sitting Buddha has revealed a hidden surprise: Inside, scientists found the mummified remains of a monk who lived nearly 1,000 years ago....
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https://news.yahoo.com/scientists-discover-black-hole-big-contradicts-growth-theory-182735953.html

Scientists discover black hole so big it contradicts growth theory

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Scientists discover black hole so big it contradicts growth theory

By Colin Packham
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Scientists say they have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow.
Scientists said this black hole was formed about 900 million years after the Big Bang.
But with measurements indicating it is 12 billion times the size of the Sun, the black hole challenges a widely accepted hypothesis of growth rates.
"Based on previous research, this is the largest black hole found for that period of time," Dr Fuyan Bian, Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Australian National University (ANU), told Reuters on Wednesday.
"Current theory is for a limit to how fast a black hole can grow, but this black hole is too large for that theory."
The creation of supermassive black holes remains an open topic of research. However, many scientists have long believed the growth rate of black holes was limited.
Black holes grow, scientific theory suggests, as they absorb mass. However, as mass is absorbed, it will be heated creating radiation pressure, which pushes the mass away from the black hole.
"Basically, you have two forces balanced together which sets up a limit for growth, which is much smaller than what we found," said Bian.
The black hole was discovered a team of global scientists led by Xue-Bing Wu at Peking University, China, as part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, which provided imagery data of 35 percent of the northern hemisphere sky.
The ANU is leading a comparable project, known as SkyMapper, to carry out observations of the Southern Hemisphere sky.
Bian expects more black holes to be observed as the project advances.

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NASA Finds Mysterious Bright Spot on Dwarf Planet Ceres: What Is It?

https://www.space.com/28336-mysterious-white-spot-on-ceres.html

Whaa? Now there's a second bright light on dwarf planet Ceres

https://www.cnet.com/news/whaa-now-theres-a-second-bright-light-on-dwarf-planet-ceres/

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Scientists are puzzled by a new image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which found two bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. The spots are noticeably brighter than other parts of the surface, which looks to be rocky and pockmarked.
NASA Spacecraft Arrives at Dwarf Planet Ceres This Week

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