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A research group from the University of Adelaide has found the answer to one of natural history's most intriguing puzzles – the origins of the now extinct Falkland Islands wolf.
After successfully cloning cows and horses, experts at the Brasilia Zoo in Brazil are hoping to begin the same process for several species of wild animals that are currently under threat.
UCLA biologists, colleagues solve mystery contemplated by Charles Darwin.
Ever since the Falklands wolf was described by Darwin himself, the origin of this now-extinct canid found only on the Falkland Islands far off the east coast of Argentina has remained a mystery.
In the Cerrado region of Brazil, four dogs trained to detect animal feces by scent are helping researchers monitor rare and threatened wildlife.
The Maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) is the largest canid inhabitant of South America. This mammal resembles a large fox with reddish fur. The Maned wolf is found in semi-open and open habitats, especially grasslands with scattered trees and bushes. This mammal is also found in southeastern Brazil (Mato, Grosso do Sul, Sao Paula, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerai and Goias), northern Argentina, Bolivia, east and north of the Andes, Paraguay, and as far southeast as Peru (Pampas del Heath only)....
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