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Contact: Barbara K. Kennedy
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Octapus Spring

Caption: Amaya Garcia, a member of the team that discovered the new bacterium, stands next to the colorful microbial mats in Octopus Spring in Yellowstone National Park.

Credit: David Strong, Penn State

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