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How the Fleas’ Next of Kin Ended up Living on a Liverwort in Alaska


Beware the Giant Paintbrush, Little Insect Way, way down in the southeast corner of Alaska lies Prince of Wales Island, the fourth largest in the United States. At around 2,500 square miles, it’s some 1,000 square miles larger than Long Island (which ranks a paltry 11th).  At the northern end of this sizeable but remote [...]

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