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To get wildlife data, scientists have jumped out of helicopters and given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to venomous snakes.
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Expeditions in remote Amazon waterways result in identification of two previously unknown electrified fish.
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Komodo dragons outlived their giant reptile peers through isolation and some lucky breaks, although cannibalism and virgin births may have helped.
The large, colorful parasite has apparently been lurking there for years.
The fish have organs filled with glowing bacteria that they use to flash.
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