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10,000 endangered frogs die in Peru

Peru is investigating what killed some 10,000 Titicaca water frogs, a critically endangered species affectionately known as the "scrotum frog," in a river that is feared to be polluted, authorities said Monday.

dateOct 18, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Image: Alakol Lake

Large chunks of broken ice float in east-central Kazakhstan's Alakol Lake in this Copernicus Sentinel-2 image from 5 April 2016.

dateSep 23, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Poyang Lake viewed by Sentinel-1

Southern China's Poyang Lake is the largest freshwater lake in the country. Located in Jiangxi province, this lake is an important habitat for migrating Siberian cranes, many of which spend the winter there.

dateSep 16, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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