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Roadkill study identifies animals most at risk in Europe

Around 194 million birds and 29 million mammals are thought to be killed each year on European roads, according to a new study that has ranked the most vulnerable species.An international research team used 90 roadkill surveys ...

Bornean treeshrews can take the heat

As human activity shapes Earth's climate, animals must increasingly adapt to new environmental conditions. The thermoneutral zone—the ambient temperature range in which mammals can maintain their body temperature without ...

Debunking the viral tales of wombat 'heroes'

If you've been following the bushfire crisis on social media and elsewhere, you may have seen reports of benevolent wombats herding other animals to shelter into their fire-proof burrows.

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