News tagged with pygmies

DNA work saves fish from extinction

Flinders University scientists have created a model for conservation programs after helping to bring local populations of native pygmy perch back from extinction.

dateMar 09, 2016 in Ecology
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Genetics lab unravels mystery killing at sea

Observers on a NOAA Fisheries marine mammal survey some 200 miles off the coast of Central California had spotted the telltale signs of a killer whale attack through high-powered binoculars a few miles away. Frenzied swimming ...

dateFeb 05, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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A helping hand for pygmy hippos

Nobody knows how many pygmy hippos remain in wild habitats in West Africa, but there are only about 350 in captivity world-wide and a researcher at The University of Western Australia is in a race against time to ensure the ...

dateJan 21, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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