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Technology tracks the elusive Nightjar

(Phys.org) —Bioacoustic recorders could provide us with vital additional information to help us protect rare and endangered birds such as the European nightjar, new research has shown.

dateJul 21, 2014 in Ecology
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Fears for African rhinos in China forest

In a tropical Chinese rainforest, seven savannah-dwelling African rhinos are said to be awaiting release into the wild—raising fears for their welfare in a country with a booming rhino horn trade.

dateJun 07, 2013 in Ecology
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Nest incest targets males

Fewer males than females are surviving the negative effects of inbreeding in a reintroduced population of a rare New Zealand bird, reports new research published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

dateJul 01, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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