From Wired: The Hidden Power of Whale Poop.
It may well be the world’s largest documented poop. It’s also an exclamation point to a line of research pursued in recent years by marine biologists who say whales are the ocean’s unappreciated gardeners, playing enormous roles in nutrient and carbon cycles. In short — or perhaps in long — their poop helps make the aquatic world go round. [continue]
(Link found through the Georgia Strait Alliance’s Twitter feed. Thanks, GSA!)
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