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Date registered: October 18, 2013

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  1. Blood Suckers: Real Life Vampires — October 31, 2013
  2. The Burying Beetle’s Guide to Parenting — October 26, 2013

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Oct 31

Blood Suckers: Real Life Vampires

Blood is a natural power drink. It is the bodily fluid found in many animals that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain and other parts of the body. It is rich in protein and lipids so, from an evolutionary point of view, it’s a great food source for any animal that can get to …

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Oct 26

The Burying Beetle’s Guide to Parenting

All Hallow’s Eve will soon be upon us, so Extraordinary Animals will be looking at creatures with even more macabre and sinister behaviours than usual. We’ll be starting off proceedings with this insect, the sexton beetle. Even if we disregard the beetle’s rather ghoulish alternate names – the burying beetle, the grave-robber beetle, the carrion …

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