Freshwater stingrays chew their food just like a goat

A new University of Toronto study has found that some freshwater stingrays from the Amazon chew their food in a similar fashion as mammals. Using a combination of high-speed video and CT scans Matthew Kolmann, a recently graduated PhD in the lab of U of T Scarborough’s Nathan Lovejoy found that as the freshwater stingray Potamotrygon motoro eats it protrudes its jaws away from its skull, shearing from side to side in the process. “It’s pretty extraordinary when you think about it — here’s this bizarre-looking fish from the Amazon…

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LAVISH PARTIES, PRICELESS ART AND WHITNEY HOUSTON AT THEIR WEDDING Incredible lifestyle of the Serbian singer and Russian oligarch who moored their £225m superyacht in the Thames Couple party with the s

LAVISH,PARTIES,,PRICELESS,ART,AND,WHITNEY,HOUSTON,AT,THEIR,WEDDING,Incredible,lifestyle,of,the,Serbian,singer,and,Russian,oligarch,who,moored,their,£225m,superyacht,in,the,Thames Couple,party,with,the,s A £225million superyacht owned by a Russian oligarch moored up alongside warship HMS Belfast in the shadow of the iconic Tower Bridge, last week. The floating palace, which dominated views from the central London landmark, belongs to Andrey Melnichenko and his glamorous wife Aleksandra, reported to boast a £8.5billion fortune. REX FEATURES 8 Andrey and Aleksandra Melnichenko pictured at a fundraising dinner at Hampton Court Palace in 2009 REX FEATURES 8 Model Aleksandra has worked for top fashion houses in London, Paris and Milan Andrey Melnichenko is up there with the…

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Polite couple fail to report unexploded bomb in their cellar as they did not want to wake the neighbours

A father who found an unexploded German bomb in his cellar waited until the next morning to call the police because he “did not want to wake up the neighbours”. Stephen Sin, 44, was mid-way through a clean when he stumbled across the 1930s incendiary device. He and his wife, Janice, eventually reported the discovery to the police – but only after a night’s sleep and a morning of errands. I thought, it’s been down there for 50 years, another couple of hours isn’t going to matterStephen Sin Mr Sin,…

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