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Evidence emerges that African and Eurasian golden jackals (Canis aureus) are two distinct species

Both Eurasia and Africa are home to populations of animals known as “golden jackals” (Canis aureus).  Visually, they are extremely similar; genetically, however, they appear to be very distinct. After analyzing DNA collected from both populations of jackals (as well … Continue reading

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Future Uncertain For Isle Royale Wolves

Isle Royale, a forested island in Lake Superior which has been home for many years to the longest-running continuous study of a predator-prey system in the world, is in danger of losing the “predator” part of that system: the gray … Continue reading

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