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Bones in Lava Tubes Reveal Hawaii's Natural History

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Photo of roots hanging from the roof of a lava tube.

Among the interesting sights inside a lava tube were roots hanging down from the top.

Credit: Matthew Cimitile


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Understanding the Past to Save the Future

Credit: Matthew Cimitile, Michigan State University for Video, Editing, Script and Narration
Robert Cimitile for Music
Jim Denny and Darcy Hu for additional footage.

 

Photo of bird bones from an extinct giant goose that once inhabitated the big island of Hawaii.

Bird bones from an extinct giant goose that once inhabited the big island of Hawaii are found in a lava tube.

Credit: Matthew Cimitile


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Photo of the endangered Hawaiian petrel resting after a long foraging trip at sea.

The endangered Hawaiian petrel rests after a long foraging trip at sea.

Credit: Jim Denny


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