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Is the Loch Ness monster real?

Monday, February 27, 2023 8:23 AM

The idea of a creature like the Loch Ness monster fascinates people. But does the scientific evidence say it's a prehistoric beast or total fake?

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Mengapa hewan memiliki ekor?

Thursday, September 8, 2022 10:04 PM

Ahli antropologi menjelaskan beberapa dari banyak cara hewan menggunakan ekornya, dari memberi keseimbangan saat berjalan hingga menarik pasangan.

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Why do animals have tails?

Monday, August 15, 2022 8:39 AM

An anthropologist explains some of the many ways animals use their tails, from balancing as they walk to attracting a mate.

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