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A creature known as “the scavenger of the deep” has surprised its keepers at an aquarium by “fasting” for more than four years.

The giant male isopod, called No. 1 to distinguish it from the two other giant isopods kept at Toba Aquarium in Mie Prefecture, last ate in January 2009, when it was fed a whole horse mackerel.

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