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Image : Buried, Residual Oil is Still Affecting Wildlife Decades After a Spill

Plaster of Paris casts of the burrows of salt marsh fiddler crabs show how crabs from healthy marsh (left side) dig straighter and deeper holes than those burrowing into oiled marsh (middle and right casts). (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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