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News of the Day: Crab Eats Trees

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Scientists have identified a crustacean that likes to feast on wood. The squat lobster scavenges for fallen trees and even the occasional shipwreck. This discovery is helping scientists learn more about animals colonizing the deep sea. Part of the "News of the Day" series.

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Runtime: 2 minutes

News of the Day
Episode 1
2 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
News of the Day
Episode 2
2 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
News of the Day
Episode 3
2 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
News of the Day
Episode 4
2 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
News of the Day
Episode 5
2 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
News of the Day
Episode 6
2 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12