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Salmon and Other Fish Predators Rely on 'No Guts, No Glory' Survival Tactic

September 14, 2011

gray snapper The phrase "no guts, no glory" doesn't just apply to athletes who are striving to excel. Fish predators take the adage literally, by having up to three times the "gut" capacity they need so they can "glory" when prey is abundant. Full Story

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