Diarrhea-Like Whale Waste Cleans the Environment - Discovery News

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  1. octobot

    octobot Robotic Staff Staff Member Robotic Staff

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    Diarrhea-Like Whale Waste Cleans the Environment
    [SIZE=-1]Discovery News[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Sperm whale waste isn't much to look at -- a diarrhea-like substance with a few squid beaks floating around -- but new research has found it removes carbon ...[/SIZE]
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    Ok, that's not a pleasant headline. But it's posted here because we often follow whale news (particularly sperm whale) due to the fact that their stomach contents tell us a few things about squid... and our own Dr. Steve O'Shea has studied all this closely. He's our resident whale poop expert.
     
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    I am not going to touch that line ...
     

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