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2011-03-08 06:35:00

A tropical frog "“ the only one of its kind in the world "“ is providing conservationists with exclusive insights into the genetic make-up of its closest endangered relatives. University of Manchester scientists have allowed two critically endangered species of Central American Leaf frogs to interbreed, producing the unique frog "“ a hybrid of the two species. DNA tests using a harmless mouth swab showed that the two parent frogs were actually very closely related despite...


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