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Animal Science: South American Animals

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This show features some of the coolest creatures from the continent of South America. Find out how the jaguar’s jaws are able to crush bone and why the Galapagos tortoise can grow to nearly 1,000 pounds. Part of the "Animal Science" series.

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Runtime: 21 minutes 1 seconds

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