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Antarctic Researchers Focus on Penguin Poo


Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, environment, penguin, poo, research, Antarctic )

Naoko
- 323 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
SYDNEY - Ancient penguin droppings and the impact of global warming on the Antarctic food chain are the focus of Australia's latest scientific mission to the icy continent, which departed Oct. 15.



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Jonathan Smithsonian (4)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 6:11 am
noted
 

John van Nijnatten (5)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 6:26 am
noted
 

Mari 's (1364)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 10:44 am
Interesting!! Yaaa you can learn a lot from poop! :)
 

monka blanke (74)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 1:54 pm
some do also research whale poop.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 2:59 pm
Thank you.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 3:06 pm
Thanks.
 

Dale O. (193)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 8:30 pm
Ancient Penguin droppings, eh. Is this going to be like reading tea leaves? One can probably get more scientific information out of ancient droppings than out of tea leaves. Fascinating.
 

Connie O. (42)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 9:15 pm
interesting anyhow
 

Robert O. (12)
Monday October 28, 2013, 8:00 am
Pretty interesting. Thanks Naoko.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Monday October 28, 2013, 8:22 am
They should learn how to let the animals live in PEACE!
 

Beatriz Blauth (30)
Monday October 28, 2013, 8:34 am
A lot of research is done using poo... it tells about food supply, climate, and a lot more.
 

Muriel Servaege (45)
Monday October 28, 2013, 11:20 am
TY, Naoko.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Saturday November 16, 2013, 3:40 pm
Thanks
 
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