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What ever happened to West Nile?

Many people remember the arrival of West Nile in North America in 1999, if only because the initial outbreak killed not just wild crows but also exotic birds in the Bronx Zoo.

dateNov 02, 2015 in Ecology
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How highly social mammals optimize group size

(—The sizes of social groups among mammals are driven by dynamics from within the group and a combination of pressures and incentives from outside. While aggregation and cooperation are often beneficial for species ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Ecology report
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