Fw: [meteorite-list] meteorite next to dead penguin
From: MuseumStore/NatureSource <musnat_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:46:21 2004
It's Penguin Muerta!!
From: P. Gessler <cetuspa_at_home.com>
Date: Friday, April 27, 2001 8:56 PM
Subject: [meteorite-list] meteorite next to dead penguin
>Further strengthening the possibility that penguins may have
>inadvertently collected a meteorite or two for use in nest building.
>"Reconnaissance searches of these bare ice areas yielded two meteorite
>specimens. Their locations are shown on an enlarged portion of a
>satellite image on
>Figure 16 (28K JPEG). Both specimens were found fetched up along the
>downwind edge of the ice patch indicating wind transport. Curiously, a
>carcass of an adelie penguin was found near BEC 92601, at around 1500
>meters elevation and at least 60 kilometers from the coast!"
>Or has the Nakhla dog got some competition!
>everyone laugh! "Smiles everyone smiles"
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