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2010-10-08 18:00:00

The “turtle and dugong capital of the world”, the northern Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and Torres Strait region, faces increased pressure under climate change from human actions such as fishing, hunting, onshore development and pollution.

2008-10-21 15:00:16

Genetic tests conducted by U.S. and Australian scientists have found all sea turtles are related, even carnivorous and herbivorous turtles. The new genetic research was led by Eugenia Naro-Maciel, a marine biodiversity scientist at the American Museum of Natural History.

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2008-10-16 09:55:00

New research from the American Museum of Natural History shows that specialized diets arose independently.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
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