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Freaky Funky Friday: Vampire Moths!

You aren’t afraid of moths, are you? You might be if you ever run into a vampire moth! Discovered in Siberia, the blooksucking moths use their hook-and-barb-lined tongues to break the skin of mammals (including humans) and drink blood. Scientists believe … Continue reading

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Freaky Funky Friday: The Ugliest Unicorn

In his travels to the Far East, explorer Marco Polo mistook the Javan rhinoceros for a unicorn. In his writings he described them as ”very ugly brutes to look at.”

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Freaky Funky Friday: Mermaid’s Purse

What in the world is a mermaid’s purse? Mermaid’s purse is another name for a shark or skate egg sac that is pouch-shaped with long tendrils on each corner that assist in anchoring it. Not all sharks lay mermaid’s purses, as … Continue reading

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