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Loricifera : Oxygen

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The loricifera are a group of microscopic animals that, despite being abundant and widespread in marine sediments, no-one knew existed until the late 20th century. Once they were discovered, it soon became clear they are very, very unusual: including in one specific way that makes them unlike any other animal on Earth ...

Thanks to Jack Wilkinson for research assistance with this episode!

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Opening & Closing Themes: Running Waters and Acoustic Meditation by Audionautix (Jason Shaw), from audionautix.com. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US" target= "_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">CC BY 3.0.

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Dark November #2, Dark November #4, Dark November #6, Adaptation and Admiration by https://dtkwayne.wixsite.com/interiormelodies" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Wayne Kinos. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">CC BY 4.0

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