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The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the northernmost state in Costa Rica: Guanacaste. Reporter Ari Daniel Shapiro reports on new research into the musical "call and response" patterns of birdcalls in Costa Rica's Santa Rosa National Park.

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The answer to today's Geo Quiz is located on the north coast of New Guinea. Jayapura is the capital of the Indonesian province of Papua. Anchor Marco Werman hears from journalist Danna Harman, who recently returned from a trek deep into Papua's rainforests.

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Fibbing fiddler crabs

Turns out that animals lie. At least fiddler crabs do, according to a new study by Australian scientists. The BBC's Matt McGrath tells anchor Lisa Mullins how growing a fake claw helps male fiddler crabs win mates and avoid fights.

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Zimbabwe's water woes

In Zimbabwe, the water taps are dry. The country's water system is old and broken. Many Zimbabweans are forced to dig their own wells and use water that's not clean. That's exposing people to disease. We have this report from Harare.

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For our Geo Quiz today we were looking for a Central American country that's a popular stopover for migrating hawks. Panama is the answer, and reporter Murray Carpenter takes us to a hawk watch in Panama City.

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Trouble for Knut

Knut the Polar Bear has become famous at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. Now he's looking for a new home, because zoo officials say they can't afford to keep him. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Damien McGuiness in Berlin.

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Geo answer

Today's answer is Siberia. The vast region is home to a species of bird called the Siberian Chiffchaff. One was recently sighted very far from its home habitat in Hackney in London, 3000 miles off its usual migratory path by Mark Pearson, community officer for London's Wildlife Trust.

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The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the West African nation of Liberia. The country has declared a state of emergency and called for international assistance to battle an infestation of caterpillars. The World's David Leveille has details.