Clam Cleanup

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If you’re wondering what’s in your water, you should “ask” some clams. Clams suck up toxins in their aquatic habitats and scientists can test them to see what icky pollutants are in the water.

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/2009/0110-clam_cleanup.htm

11 COMMENTS

  1. i think it’s a good thing. becase then scientists can monitor what’s in the ecosystem so they can help if it’s not so healthy… and so the water is cleaner 4 other animals 2!……. it’s their niche(ya learn about niches in gr.7)