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Life thrives in Antarctic hot spots created by seal and penguin poop

Life thrives in Antarctic hot spots created by seal and penguin poop

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Life thrives in Antarctic hot spots created by seal and penguin poop

A Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis Papua) walks across the rocky beach at Yankee Harbour in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

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Seal and penguin poop enriches lives

Antarctic biodiversity hotspots exist wherever penguins and seals poop

Antarctic biodiversity thrives in areas where seals and penguins poop

The research allowed the team to map the hotspots across the Antarctic Peninsula, finding penguin colonies to be a proxy for biodiversity. (Photo: Reuters)

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Penguin poo is the key to thriving life in Antarctica, scientists find

Penguin and seal poop gives life to Antarctica, new study finds

Glaciers are seen in Half Moon Bay, Antarctica, February 18, 2018. REUTERS

Penguins and seal droppings are enriching biodiversity across the Antarctic peninsula as far as a away

A new study says penguin poop has supported thriving communities of mosses and lichens, which in turn sustain vast numbers of microscopic animals.

Chinstrap penguin colony near Orne Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula. Image by Lewnwdc77 via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0).

Ultimately, the research allowed the team to map the hotspots across the Antarctic Peninsula,

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Penguin poop helps create, cultivate life in Antarctica, study claims

The fetid waste of penguins and elephant seals helps spread nutrients across surprisingly large areas of Antarctica. This fertilizer traveled nearly as far ...

... Antarctic peninsula, nitrogen-rich poop from colonies of penguins and seals enriches the soil so well that it helps create biodiversity hotspots ...

How life on desolate Antarctica thrives on penguin and seal poop

Antarctica's ecosystem thrives on nitrogen-rich poop of penguins and seals

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Penguin and seal poop gives life to Antarctica, new study finds

View of lichen forests in Collins Bay, in Chilean Antarctica on February 10, 2018

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Antarctic wind carries the evaporated nitrate in their faeces inland where they can enrich a landmass

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