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the gigantism that is this newest ocean liner is impossible to describe
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André had a prolific career in professional wrestling and came to be known for his size, caused by acromegaly, sometimes called gigantism, which made his limbs and organs grow too large.
The trouble comes with the new tower’s north and south walls, which reprise the generic gigantism of new skyscrapers that have been popping up like dandelions in China and assorted Persian Gulf city-states.
This suggests that gigantism evolved shortly after penguins lost the ability to fly and took to the water, but later re-emerged millions of years later.
The scientists assume that the penguins' gigantism was a result of the seabirds’ flightlessness.
And it's believed that gigantism in penguins may have come earlier than previously thought, possibly shortly after the birds became flightless divers, according to the study.
The only reason to fear corporate gigantism is if companies use their size and their power to jack up prices to achieve monopolistic lengths.
They were also taken aback by the city's gigantism (2.3 million inhabitants) and the monstrous traffic jams caused by the national demonstrations of the past few days.
Tyrannosauroid integument reveals conflicting patterns of gigantism and feather evolution.
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