Komodo Dragons Have Skin That Looks Like Chain Mail | Smart News | Smithsonian

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CT scans show layered bone covers the adult reptile’s body, likely to protect them when fighting for mates and food.

Source: Komodo Dragons Have Skin That Looks Like Chain Mail | Smart News | Smithsonian

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Man Shines A Flashlight To Find Spiders In The Dark, Immediately Regrets His Discovery – Digg

Apparently, if you shine a flashlight in the dark, the tiny lights that are reflected back at you are the eyes of spiders. Just be warned that you might not like what you see.

Source: Man Shines A Flashlight To Find Spiders In The Dark, Immediately Regrets His Discovery – Digg

SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED

The Beresheet lunar lander carried thousands of books, DNA samples, and a few thousand water bears to the moon. But did any of it survive the crash?

Source: SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED

This New Shark Species Looks Like a Tiny Sperm Whale | Smart News | Smithsonian

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The 5.5-inch-long Mollisquama mississippiensis—one of only two pocket shark specimens known to science—also glows in the dark

Source: This New Shark Species Looks Like a Tiny Sperm Whale | Smart News | Smithsonian