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Society for Experimental Biology

Guillemot Eggs (3 of 3)

Caption: Guillemots are famous for the egg shapes -- when knocked or rocked, they go around in a perfect circle on their own axis, so they don't roll off the cliff.

Credit: Steven Portugal

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