July 4, 2022

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Why Scientists Dumped a Bunch of Dead Alligators in the Ocean

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We still don’t know a lot about the deep sea, but thanks to the help of three dead alligators, we know more about the diets of some of the creatures that live there.

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Source
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0225345
https://www.soest.hawaii.edu/oceanography/faculty/csmith/Files/Smith%20and%20Baco%202003.pdf

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