Gallery: Strange “Fairy Circles” Appear in the Middle of Africa’s Namib...

Biologist Norbert Juergens (University of Hamburg) noticed that when he found the dirt patches -- the barren centers inside fairy circles-- he also found sand termites -- Psammotermes allocerus.

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  1. Craig Schaffer October 17, 2014 at 2:25 am

    The wording of the article references the location of the desert as if the author thinks Africa is a single country. Nobody ever writes “North America’s Mojave Desert”. The Namib desert is in a country called Namibia. Prior to 1990 it was called Southwest Africa, which since is deemed a colonialist, politically incorrect reference to the country…

  2. Kristina Reed March 6, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    Maybe it’s the Arcturians

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