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University of Exeter

Bar-Headed Goose in Flight

Caption: Researchers tested how good the geese were at coping with exercise in reduced oxygen environments by simulating the conditions of Mount Everest in a clear box and then getting the birds to run as fast as possible on a treadmill inside the box.

Credit: Nyambayar Batbayar

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