Tuesday, March 1

A Cubic Foot of Earth in French Polynesia - 58 Species

Cubic foot science geek nerd

French polynesia moorea

David Liittschwager, a National Geographic photographer, found and photographed all 58 species he found in a cubic foot of Mo'orean earth.

This Metrosiderous tree is home to 49 arthropods, 2 reptiles, and 7 plant and fungus species.

Mo'orea is located near Tahiti in French Polynesia.

More information available at NationalGeographic.

Also check out another article at National Geographic about the amount of life found in a cubic foot in other locations.

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