guano

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This week, we'll hear a report about taxpayer subsidized crop insurance, and find out how a guano harvest could help some penguins.

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Unlike their cold-weather relatives, Humboldt penguins live only in South America, along the rocky Pacific coast of Chile and Peru. The Saint Louis Zoo’s Michael Macek has been monitoring the penguins there, tracking their health and numbers.