Antarctica’s Only Native Insect is in Danger of Extinction as Winter Warms – Rights History
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Antarctica’s Only Native Insect is in Danger of Extinction as Winter Warms

Throughout long periods of time, the wingless midge (Belgica Antarctica) has mastered the technique of thawing itself in order to survive Antarctica’s longest and harshest cold weather; establishing itself a distinct position as the continent’s sole native insect.