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There are more mammal species than we thought

A recent study published in the Journal of Mammalogy, at Oxford University Press, highlights that over 1000 new species of mammals have been described globally during the last dozen years, a finding that contradicts the notion ...

dateFeb 06, 2018 in Ecology
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Predator control can have unintended consequences

Introduced predators pose threats to biodiversity and are implicated in the extinction of many native species. A new Mammal Review analysis of published studies highlights unintended outcomes of predator control programs ...

dateJan 24, 2018 in Ecology
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Mammal long thought extinct in Australia resurfaces

A crest-tailed mulgara, a small carnivorous marsupial known only from fossilised bone fragments and presumed extinct in NSW for more than century, has been discovered in Sturt National Park north-west of Tibooburra.

dateDec 15, 2017 in Ecology
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As climate warms, mice morph

New research by McGill University biologists shows that milder winters have led to physical alterations in two species of mice in southern Quebec in the past 50 years – providing a textbook example of the consequences of ...

dateNov 27, 2017 in Ecology
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