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Woman Meticulously Reviews Shark Emojis On Twitter For Their Accuracy

Shark expert and Twitter user Kat Mowle is answering the question that absolutely no one asked: how anatomically accurate are various shark emojis? Well, you're about to learn, along with a whole roundup of scientist emojis. Mark that down as information you didn't know you needed.

Twitter thread where woman reviews the accuracy of different emojis including sharks and scientists
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Twitter Thread Exposing Fish Fraud Is Both Eye-Opening & Revolting

We've got some seriously bad news for fish-lovers. According to a report from nonprofit Oceana, over 20% of 449 fish that they tested were mislabeled, exposing some pretty serious "fish fraud." This is a staggering percentage, especially when considering that less than 1% of fish is tested for fraud. There's a huge chance that the expensive fish you're ordering while dining out is cheap - or even, according to this related Twitter thread from a biology professor, dangerous. There are fish out there that will hurt you to eat. And, as @AwesomeBioTA's class discovered, some of this "fish" is almost too disgusting for words.

Eye-opening twitter thread about professor doing a class on fish fraud.
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15 Shark Memes You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

Honestly, we think that sharks are largely misunderstood. They're just tryna to swim around in the ocean and grab a bite to eat, but people keep poking and prodding at them, damn. They're even kind of cute, if you really think about it! 

For the shark enthusiasts, Discovery Channel's "Shark Week" is only a couple weeks away, beginning on July 28th! To hold you over until then, please enjoy these memes!

Funny memes about sharks, animals
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Just be warned, Blue. Marine Biology is a challenging field. I really hope for your sake that you have someone to go home and cuttle with at the end of the day. - Matty Malaprop