While autotomy is relatively well-known in the animal kingdom, such as lizards losing their tails to escape predators, this extreme form of self-decapitation is unprecedented and has researchers stumped.
North Korea’s ballistic missiles are banned under United Nations Security Council Resolutions, and if the launch is confirmed it would represent a new challenge to Biden’s efforts to engage with Pyongyang, which have so far been rebuffed.
Blue eyes and ginger fur set the young pup apart from the rest of the rookery in Siberia's Sea of Okhotsk and researchers say fellow seals often ignore it, signalling a worrying development.
The 48-year-old fisherman arrived at Beni Suef Specialist Hospital by ambulance in a critical condition, due to the fact that he was unable to breathe. He was immediately admitted to the intensive care unit.
The official said, “Our juvenile whale shark has returned to Al Raha after last being seen there one week ago."
The conservationists did not interfere, as they wanted the creatures to "map" their surroundings and then return to lay eggs decades later.
Sylvie, who attends Langham Village School in north Norfolk, is said to have come up with the winning name Parpal Dumplin due to the sponge’s purple appearance and what she believes is its close resemblance to a dumpling.
Held as part of Ajman Tourism Development Department’s (ATDD) Ajman Sea Festival and organised in cooperation with Dubai International Marine Club, the Jet Ski Drag Race, Flyboard Championship and Dragon Boat Race concluded. More than 100 contestants of various nationalities participated in the competitions at Marina 1 from Oct.25-26.
Divers from South Korean rescue services on Friday located an Airbus chopper which fell into the sea with seven people on board off the disputed islets of Dokdo late on Thursday.