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The Dwarf Mistletoe plant raises its own temperature in order to explosively launch seeds for dispersal.

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Quirks and Quarks Eradicating Guinea Worm - 2015/03/28 - Pt. 5 Mar 28, 2015 | 12:05Guinea Worm,the forgotten disease of the forgotten people, could be eradicated in the near future.
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Quirks and Quarks Preshistoric Crocodile was a 'Carolina Butcher' - 2015/03/28 - Pt. 2 Mar 28, 2015 | 8:18Crocodile ancestor from over 200 million years ago could walk on hind legs identified in North Carolina.
Quirks and Quarks - Super-Sized Salamander Was Top Predator - 2015/03/28 - Pt. 1Mar 28, 2015 | 10:24Quirks and Quarks Super-Sized Salamander Was Top Predator - 2015/03/28 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Super-Sized Salamander Was Top Predator - 2015/03/28 - Pt. 1 Mar 28, 2015 | 10:24A 3 metre long salamander was a top predator over 200 million years ago.
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Quirks and Quarks Arctic Ivory Gulls Poisoned By Mercury - 2015/03/21 - Pt. 6 Mar 21, 2015 | 7:17Methyl-mercury makes its way into the Arctic environment from industry, where is is ingested by Ivory Gulls.
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