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Solar Flares May Drive Sperm Whales to Beach Themselves

Humans are huge fans of the Aurora Borealis but huge mammals may not be Northern Lights lovers. A new study of an unusual number of beached sperm whales during a short period in 2016 is pointing a finger skyward towards the sun and some massive solar flares that may have disrupted the navigational abilities of... Read more »
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