Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum

Animals and plants jointly coexist

The tropical rainforest, with its permanently wet climate, brims over with an abundance of plant species. Flowers of all sizes with shallow to deep tubes offer a wide variety of food sources to pollinators. Sunbirds, for ...

dateAug 14, 2018 in Ecology
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How eating turtles could help species conservation

Using genetic methods, Senckenberg scientists have discovered that there are more species and genetic lineages of the Chinese softshell turtles Pelodiscus than previously assumed. These turtles are an important food source ...

dateMay 14, 2018 in Ecology
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