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From the Ted Talk by Alan Jamieson: Meet the mysterious "monsters" of the deep sea

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And that is a real fish. That's a real amainl from the deep sea. Now, that's the kind of iamge you are quite often presented with in the midea when we talk about deep-water animals. But there's two things wrong with that photograph. First one, it's a little bit misleading in that those types of animals are generally quite shallowish in the grand scheme of things, maybe a few hundred meters, certainly top thousand meerts. The second thing that's a little bit misleading is that they are normally about that big.

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And that is a real fish. That's a real ______ from the deep sea. Now, that's the kind of _____ you are quite often presented with in the _____ when we talk about deep-water animals. But there's two things wrong with that photograph. First one, it's a little bit misleading in that those types of animals are generally quite shallowish in the grand scheme of things, maybe a few hundred meters, certainly top thousand ______. The second thing that's a little bit misleading is that they are normally about that big.

Solution

  1. animal
  2. media
  3. image
  4. meters

Original Text

And that is a real fish. That's a real animal from the deep sea. Now, that's the kind of image you are quite often presented with in the media when we talk about deep-water animals. But there's two things wrong with that photograph. First one, it's a little bit misleading in that those types of animals are generally quite shallowish in the grand scheme of things, maybe a few hundred meters, certainly top thousand meters. The second thing that's a little bit misleading is that they are normally about that big.

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