Recent Examples on the WebFor example, the angler fish developed such a freakishly large jaw and a distensible stomach because the fish needs to take advantage of every prey opportunity available because food is scarce so far below sea level, according to The New York Times.
Daisy Hernandez, Popular Mechanics, 30 July 2019
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