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Ocean Watch: Pole-vaulting snails move fast to elude a predator

  • COURTESY SUSAN SCOTT
                                An Australian stromb shows its brown blade poised on one end and eyes alert on the other.

    COURTESY SUSAN SCOTT

    An Australian stromb shows its brown blade poised on one end and eyes alert on the other.

The new moon phase, in which moonlight is absent, not only confuses fledgling shearwaters trying to find the ocean, it also tests sailors. But it’s not the dark nights that challenge us. It’s the tides. Read more

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