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LaDuke Hot Spring in Gardiner, Montana

Caption: This image shows LaDuke hot spring in Gardiner, Montana, along the Yellowstone River, near Yellowstone National Park. The images show the rich mat community of chlorophototrophic bacteria that grow along the hot spring's effluent channel. The dark-green-colored organisms are mainly cyanobacteria.

Credit: Yellowstone National Park Photo Collection

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