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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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Rakali study fills in knowledge gaps

Scientists are filling in the gaps about Western Australia's only freshwater aquatic mammal—the rakali, or native water rat, that colonised Australia over three million years.

dateOct 18, 2016 in Ecology
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