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Name: Jacquie
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Age: 50s       
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Date: 2001-2002

Is it known why or what conditions exist in Shark Bay, Australia that allow it to be one of the few places in the world that supports living stromatolites? (according to life science text).

Perhaps helpful, seem to require highly saline or hot spring environments, without snails and other predators.

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.

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