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Pitch Lake, on the island of Trinidad, is a water-poor and oxygen-lacking environment, and hosts a community of bacteria, archaea and fungi that breathe metals and eta hydrocarbons. On average, each gram of pitch contains over ten millions of living cells.

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current12:07, July 13, 2013Thumbnail for version as of 12:07, July 13, 2013575 × 480 (499 KB)Concavenator (wall | contribs)Pitch Lake, on the island of Trinidad, is a water-poor and oxygen-lacking environment, and hosts a community of bacteria, archaea and fungi that breathe metals and eta hydrocarbons. On average, each gram of pitch contains over ten millions of living ce...

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