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13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Baikal Sponge

Baikal sponge is an endemic species in Baikal and one of the first multicellular animals on Earth. The main function performed by the Baikal sponge is to filter water, purifying it of organic particles, including introduced by humans. Today almost all the sponges in the lake are sick or dead.

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Lyubertsi, Russia
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© Viktor Lyagushkin.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 5:58 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D4S
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
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