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Importance Of Madagascar’s Lowland Rainforest For Lemur Conservation

Throughout their evolutionary history, animals in regions with limited lowland habitat have evolved to adapt to higher elevations. Although lemurs–among the most endangered mammals on earth–are flexible and can persist at intermediate and high elevations in the Madagascar’s eastern rainforest, a new Mammal Review study shows that the few remaining patches of …

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Genetic Imprint Of Palaeolithic Has Been Detected In North African Populations

An international team of scientists has for the first time performed an analysis of the complete genome of the population of North Africa. They have identified a small genetic imprint of the inhabitants of the region in Palaeolithic times, thus ruling out the theory that recent migrations from other regions …

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