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Watch This Video: Huge Alligator Is Eating Another Alligator

As a small reminder from Mother Nature not to get on her wrong side, here you could see a truly horrifying and clearly one-sided battle between two alligators. On April 13 this year, after getting up, Alex Figueroa took a morning stroll in his neighborhood of Lakeland, Florida. When he was enjoying his […]

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Image credit: The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London. As the Ice Age was ending, humans fashioned skulls into drinking vessels and left teeth marks on bones.

Evidence of Cannibalism Found in Ancient Humans

It is said that ancient humans who resided in the southern part of England at the period of the last ice age would use human skulls as drinking vessels. But it is not clear whether it was a way of showing respects to their lost loved ones, or the sign […]

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Image credit: Alison Dunn and Mhairi Alexander, via Discovery News.

Parasite Leads to Cannibalism in Shrimp

It is well-known that parasites could be capable of doing all kinds of strange and unpleasant things to their hosts, for example, they could make rats, and in some cases, humans become daredevils, force crickets to kill themselves, turn caterpillars into head-banging bodyguards as well as convert tiny ladybugs into zombie babysitters. Besides […]

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Female Spider Kills and Eats Male to Attract a Partner

Female Spider Kills and Eats Male to Attract a Partner

Female praying mantis and black widow spiders are notorious due to their tendency to kill and eat males before, during and after sex. This behavior, from human’s viewpoint, is apparently risky, though – not least since the scent of a dead rival hardly entices other males to try their luck. […]

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