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Ever-sharp Urchin Teeth May Yield Tools That Never Need Honing


December 22, 2010

sea urchin teeth To survive in a tumultuous environment, sea urchins literally eat through stone, using their teeth to carve out nooks where the spiny creatures hide from predators and protect themselves from the crashing surf on the rocky shores and tide pools where they live. Full Story

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