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New population of critically endangered parakeets found in Brazil

New population of critically endangered parakeets found in Brazil | Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
A team of scientists searching for remnant populations of the Critically Endangered grey-breasted parakeet has found a small group nesting in a small crevice on the top of a rugged mountain ridge in north-east Brazil.
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Immunizing Frogs Against a Killer Fungus | IFLScience

Immunizing Frogs Against a Killer Fungus | IFLScience | Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Using a deadly fungus against itself, scientists may have discovered a way to immunize amphibians against a devastating disease. According to a new study published in Nature this week, three frog species can acquire resistance to the killer fungus after repeated exposures. And at least one has also learned to avoid the infectious fungus altogether.

Via Neelima Sinha, THE *OFFICIAL ANDREASCY*
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New study shows vulture-killing drug kills eagles too | BirdLife

New study shows vulture-killing drug kills eagles too | BirdLife | Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
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More reasons to ban Diclofenac!

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Gold-coloured bat is 'new species'

Gold-coloured bat is 'new species' | Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
A golden bat from Bolivia is described as a new species by scientists.
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Monkeys' looks prevent crossbreeding

Monkeys' looks prevent crossbreeding | Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Guenon monkeys' colourful and varied faces have evolved as a way to avoid crossbreeding, new research shows.
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Conserving their own genes :)

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SeaWorld put on notice by orca scientist (Includes interview)

SeaWorld put on notice by orca scientist (Includes interview) | Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
A leading orca scientist is challenging SeaWorld over the erroneous use of a self-authored paper describing dorsal fin collapse in wild killer whales.

Via Wildlife Defence , Matt Nicholson
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