Free Podcast: National Geographic News (January 26, 2007)

January 26, 2007

Listen to the top nature and science news every week with your host, Peter Standring.

This week: African rebels eat gorillas, spiders' glow seen as sexy, humans killed off Ice Age Aussie animals, "black" diamonds hail from space, and more.

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MORE ON THIS WEEK'S PODCAST

Headlines
• Mountain gorillas killed and eaten (read full story and update; warning: graphic images)
• Ancient Mexican carvings being erased by acid rain (read full story)
• Humans caused Australia's Ice Age extinctions (read full story, see photo)
• Unusual "black" diamonds may have come from outer space (read full story, see photo)

News Interview
Journalist Andrew Cockburn, author of a recent National Geographic magazine article on Africa's blood diamonds (read news story and see video)

Photo on the Radio
Meet the scientist who discovered that jumping spiders' glowing is key to their courtship and mating (see the photo)

World Music
Ojos de Brujo, who have created a unique fusion of traditional flamenco, hip-hop, and other contemporary urban sounds

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