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Chapter 10 - Crary Lab in McMurdo
Crary Lab is the science building at McMurdo. It has offices and laboratories for the scientists as well as a library, computer facility and lecture hall. The doors on Crary Hall and many of the other buildings are like big freezer doors. They are really hard for small bears to open.
This is our office in Crary with Dr. Gogineni and Dr. Braaten working. We decided to go look around so we wouldn't disturb them.
We went down to the Crary Aquarium and looked at some of the marine animals from Antarctica.
This is a starfish. We thought he was beautiful. They had lots of different kinds of starfish. This one is really small, but they had some yellow ones that were bigger than a man's hand. Unfortunately when we tried to take a photo of that one, our camera fell in the water. We then had to take time to get the camera fixed.
The sea spiders were also really interesting. They looked cool when they walked around - kind of like walking on stilts (link to movie of him walking- MVI 1128). We found this Underwater Field Guide that showed us all the different kinds of sea spiders that could be found in Antarctica. Of course they all live underwater, not on our walls.
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