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A look back at 1968, a tumultuous, pivotal year marked by political and cultural change.
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Flying high above the trees faster than other bats, dog-faced bats are rarely caught by even the most dedicated of bat researchers.
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In the past 50 years, the amount of water in the open ocean with zero oxygen has increased more than fourfold.
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