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This week, we learned …
… “Elegy for the Arctic” is a haunting composition for piano accompanied by crumbling glacier.
Sika deer are indigenous throughout East Asia, and are actually overabundant in Japan. Photograph by 4028mdk09, courtesy Wikimedia. CC-BY-SA 3.0
Agile wallabies is found throughout northern Australia and southern New Guinea. Photograph by KlausF, courtesy Wikimedia. CC-BY-SA-3.0
Tammar wallabies are fairly common in South and West Australia. Photograph by Matthew Wakefield ARC Centre for Kangaroo Genomics, courtesy Wikimedia. CC-BY-SA-2.0
Llamas are domesticated camelids indigenous to Andean South America. Photograph by David Boyer, National Geographic
The Asian palm civet is found throughout South and Southeast Asia. Photograph by Praveenp, courtesy Wikimedia. CC-BY-SA-3.0
Painting by Vincent van Gogh, courtesy the Museum of Modern Art (New York)
Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” was recreated in “DNA origami” by Caltech scientists. Photograph by Paul W.K. Rothemund et. al., courtesy Caltech.
.. 13 words in the untranslatable language of love.