- Prehistoric Whale Ate Other Whales For Breakfast : NPR
Rarely do scientists get to publish a research paper that begins with the words "The Giant Bite." On Wednesday, fossil hunters from Europe did just that. They've discovered one of the biggest predators that ever lived: a whale — one that devoured other whales and probably anything else it had an appetite for. The scientists call the creature Leviathan melvillei. "Leviathan" means sea monster, and "melvillei" refers, of course, to Herman Melville, who wrote the greatest of whale stories, Moby-Dick. Paleontologist Olivier Lambert says he's read that book — several times.
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- Environmental Health News: Front Page
Global warming pollution increased in all but two states nationwide between 1990 and 2004, with an overall increase of 18 percent.
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