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Via: Uproxx
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Nine-year-old James Barney Jr. of Florida was taking a dip in a lake when a 400 pound alligator tried to make a meal of him. Miraculously, the boy fended him off with a few quick hits and Barney only has bite marks to show from it. In a few years if you meet someone by the same name, be very careful during your game of "Two Truths and a Lie," is all we're saying.

Check out some of the interview footage via Huffington Post here:


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Via: www.iheartchaos.com
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This theropod here (of T-Rex fame) was found in Bavaria, which paleontologists determined to be 98% intact. For reference, the 80% completeness of the famous T-Rex Sue is considered a fantastic treat. There are even remnants of hair (proto-feathers) and some skin (cue Jurassic Park theme). Scientists are still determining if the animal is a juvenile or a new species entirely. Me, I'm still determining whether or not this thing would be capable