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Springing forward
Watching out for vultures
Tree Frogs
Frogs and Toads
Awake at Night
Spotting the World's Leggiest Animal
Feeding School for Meerkats
Night of the living ants
Ear pain, weight gain
A Grim Future for Some Killer Whales
Chemistry and Materials
Sugary Survival Skill
Nanomagnets Corral Oil
Cooking Up Superhard Diamonds
Batteries built by Viruses
Hubble trouble doubled
Toxic Dirt + Avian Flu = Science Fair Success
Dinosaurs and Fossils
Big Fish in Ancient Waters
Dino Takeout for Mammals
Dino Flesh from Fossil Bone
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Island of Hope
Life trapped under a glacier
A Change in Leaf Color
Watching for Wildfires in Yellowstone
The Oily Gulf
Finding the Past
Meet your mysterious relative
A Long Trek to Asia
Watching deep-space fireworks
White Tip Sharks
Freshwater Fish
Manta Rays
Food and Nutrition
The Essence of Celery
Turning to Sweets, Fats to Calm the Brain
Recipe for Health
GSAT English Rules
Capitalization Rules
Adjectives and Adverbs
Who vs. That vs. Which
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Secrets of an Ancient Computer
Human Body
Remembering Facts and Feelings
Don't Eat That Sandwich!
Germ Zapper
Daddy Long Legs
Horseshoe Crabs
Scottish Folds
Golden Retrievers
Choosing a Preschool: What to Consider
How children learn
What Not to Say to Emerging Readers
The Particle Zoo
Thinner Air, Less Splatter
The Pressure of Scuba Diving
Getting the dirt on carbon
Bright Blooms That Glow
Flower family knows its roots
Snapping Turtles
Komodo Dragons
Black Mamba
Space and Astronomy
Asteroid Moons
Tossing Out a Black Hole Life Preserver
Pluto's New Moons
Technology and Engineering
Shape Shifting
Beyond Bar Codes
Riding Sunlight
The Parts of Speech
Adjectives and Adverbs
Problems with Prepositions
What is a Noun
Middle school science adventures
Where rivers run uphill
Robots on the Road, Again
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Arctic Melt
Watering the Air
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Skates are cartilaginous fishes belonging to the family Rajidae in the superorder Batoidea of rays. They are carnivorous, feeding mostly on smaller fish and crustaceans. They have flat pectoral fins continuous with their head, two dorsal fins and a short, spineless tail. They are benthic (bottom-dwelling) and are found throughout the world from continental shelves down to the abyssal zone. They are oviparous fishes, laying eggs in a horny case known as a mermaid's purse. It is thought that egg-laying in skates is an evolutionary reversal, that is, skates are descended from ovoviviparous ancestors. The common skate, Dipturus batis, is the largest found in British waters. It has a long, pointed snout. However, the most common skate in British seas is the thornback ray, Raja clavata. They are frequently caught by trawling.


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