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Our Daily Planet: Southern Snow Storm and Small Glaciers Disappearing

Each weekday morning, OurAmazingPlanet takes the pulse of the Earth, reporting on natural phenomena and exploration news from around the globe.

Southern Snow: Snow has covered many Southern cities, such as Atlanta, where Georgia is under a state of emergency. The storm is heading to the mid-Atlantic and Northeast next.

Australia Flooding: Flash floods hit the Australian city of Toowoomba, killing 2, washing away cars and trapping people on their roofs.

Mastodon Moved: An Ohio museum moved a 10,000-year-old mastodon skeleton so that visitors won't be greeted with its rear as they enter the museum.

End of Small Glaciers: Most of the world's smaller glaciers will be gone by 2100, according to a new report.

Previously on Our Daily Planet: Methane Eating Microbes and Bird Deaths

Reach OurAmazingPlanet staff writer Brett Israel at bisrael@techmedianetwork.com. Follow him on Twitter @btisrael.

Brett Israel was a staff writer for Live Science with a focus on environmental issues. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from The University of Georgia, a master’s degree in journalism from New York University, and has studied doctorate-level biochemistry at Emory University.