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The last thing they’ll see is a spiny, globe-shaped shadow emerging from behind the glowing orb—then they’ll be ensnared in the toothy maw of an anglerfish.This anglerfish has mastered a trick to light up the depths of the Pacific Ocean|Lauren J. Young|January 27, 2022|Popular-Science
A short stroll from the Grand Canyon’s incredible visitor center is Mather Point, a striking panoramic vista down into the bright red maw of the world’s longest canyon.
One thing the unsettling critter does have in common with the Spanish monster is its terrifying maw.
This is where focusing on fish maw and other high-end ingredients could make lab-grown seafood economically viable faster.I Tried Lab-Grown Fish Maw. Here's Why It Could Help Save Our Oceans|Amy Gunia/Hong Kong|September 17, 2021|Time
Several slow, deliberate lunges later, the tortoise’s yawning maw caught the bird, crushing its head.A giant tortoise was caught stalking, killing and eating a baby bird|Jonathan Lambert|August 23, 2021|Science News
Privately, they admit they have to provide the data that feed that maw.How to Reinvent College Rankings: Show the Data Students Need Most|Steve Cohen|March 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The other is that people actually lose skills (even very basic skills) and many of them fall into the maw of depression.The Federal Government Should Hire the Long-Term Unemployed|Megan McArdle|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Every time I step onto an airplane, I turn to the right and take a good, hard stare into the maw of the engine.
Having been caught red-handed with a smoking bong firmly pasted to his maw, the long knives are out for the Olympic hero.
Thereafter we were buffeted like chips in the swirling maw of a whirlpool; we fought our way rod by rod.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Just what they expect of my babyAin't clear to his maw; my, oh, my!With the Colors|Everard Jack Appleton
So much for the measure of the maw of the circulating library.
"Maw and me done put yo' in a Johnny-cake," she said, an outsider might have thought enigmatically.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
A school of flying fish, fleeing from some pursuing maw beneath the surface, skipped from wave to wave.The Lost Warship|Robert Moore Williams