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Dinoflagellate Podcast

Photo Credit: Maria Faust, Smithsonian Institution

Science contributor Josh Kurz, tells the story of dinoflagellates through “music from the bottom of the food chain.” There are “billions of these microscopic creatures in every bucket of the salty sea,” Kurz reveals. Learn which dinoflagellate has a special glow, and which one is responsible for killing more people every year than sharks. Learn more about dinoflagellates on the Encyclopedia of Life.

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