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Life on a Whale Skeleton a Mile Below the Antarctic
March 19, 2013 | Los Angeles Times

A 35-foot-long whale skeleton on the Antarctic sea floor – nearly one mile below the surface – was supporting a diversity of life including nine previously unknown deep-sea species.


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Life Found in an Antarctic Subglacial Lake
September 11, 2013 | British Antarctic Survey
"What was surprising was the high biomass and diversity we found. This is the first time microbes have been identified living in the sediments of a subglacial Antarctic lake and indicates that life can exist and potentially thrive in environments we would consider too extreme." Quoted from the British Antarctic Survey press release.

Secrets of Whale Shark Migration
August 27, 2013 | National Geographic
National Geographic has a story that explores the migration habits of the world's largest fish - the whale shark - that can grow to lengths of up to 40 feet and weigh up to 5 tons.

Whale Dives 3km Deep and Stays Down for Over 2 Hours
April 6, 2014 | BBC
BBC has a story about beaked whales that reports on one that dove nearly 3 kilometers deep and remained submerged for over two hours.


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