APTOPIX Antarctica Mysteries Photo Essay

APTOPIX Antarctica Mysteries Photo Essay

In this Jan. 22, 2015 photo, a Gentoo penguin feeds its baby at Station Bernardo O'Higgins in Antarctica. "To understand many aspects in the diversity of animals and plants it’s important to understand when continents disassembled,” said Richard Spikings, a research geologist at the University of Geneva. “So we’re also learning about the real antiquity of the Earth and how (continents) were configured together a billion years ago, half a billion years ago, 300 million years ago,” he said, adding that the insights will help him understand Antarctica’s key role in the jigsaw of ancient super continents. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

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January 22, 2015 11:02:31 AM
February 20, 2015 04:51:18 AM
Natacha Pisarenko
AP
ASSOCIATED PRESS
JAN. 22, 2015 PHOTO
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Penguins, Animals, Penguins, Birds
Station Bernardo O'Higgins, Antarctica
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