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Sharks Act Like Math Geniuses

news.discovery.com — Sharks behave as though they are brilliant mathematicians, finds new research, although they may be more sensible than clever. The mathematician-like behavior attributed to sharks and certain other marine predators, animals and organisms is known as Lévy flight. It is a seemingly complex form of random walk comprising clusters of short step lengths with longer movements between them.
Sep 16, 2014

Sharks Act Like Math Geniuses: Sharks might not win any prizes for smarts, but they often behave like brillian... bit.ly/1oXGka2

770-Pound Colossal Squid a 'Perfect' Specimen

news.discovery.com — Scientists said Tuesday a female colossal squid weighing an estimated 350 kilograms (770 lbs) and thought to be only the second intact specimen ever found was carrying eggs when discovered in the Antarctic.