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Sampling Microbes from Cave Formations

Caption: Former UA doctoral student Marian Ortiz samples microbes that live on the surface of stalactites and other mineral deposits in Kartchner Caverns.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Ginger Nolan/Kartchner Caverns State Park

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