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Some Emblazoned Elephant Seals

Elephant seals take their name from the large proboscis of the adult male, which resembles an elephant’s trunk. The bull’s proboscis is used in producing extraordinarily loud roaring noises, especially during the…

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The World’s Smallest Mammals

The World’s Smallest Mammals: Kitti’s Hog-Nosed Bat

Depending on whether you measure by weight or size, Kitti’s Hog-nosed Bat (aka the Bumblebee Bat) is one of the two top contenders for world’s smallest mammal. At an average of 2g (0.071oz), this diminutive species is found in limestone caves along rivers in western Thailand and southeast Burma.

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The Most Astounding Transparent Animals

The Most Astounding Transparent Animals: Barreleye Fish

The first photos of this strange fish alive and in its natural habitat were not published until 2004, although the species has been recognized since 1939. Found in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans at a depth of between 600 to 800 meters, there are 14 different types of Barrelfish. Their most salient feature? Their weird eyes and their completely transparent head.

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