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Galapagos tortoises are a migrating species

(—The Galapagos giant tortoise, one of the most fascinating species of the Galapagos archipelago, treks slowly and untiringly across the volcanic slopes. Scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in ...

dateNov 27, 2012 in Ecology
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Tropical Storm Maliksi forms, Iwo To on guard

The western North Pacific is in full swing, tropically speaking and NASA observed the birth of Tropical Storm Maliksi on Sept. 30. NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image of the storm when it was a depression and ...

dateOct 01, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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