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How Did You Get Here?! (Unexpected Ways Species Travel the World)
2 August 2020

Sometimes, species end up in places we wouldn't expect, like when the same or very similar species end up on opposite parts of the globe. It's called disjunct distribution, and here are 6 ways that it can happen.

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