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Posts tagged endangered species

February 25, 2008

 

The Case of the Missing Sea Turtles

Where do the endangered green sea turtles spend their early years?

December 2, 2005

 

Get the Drift

We’ve discussed before how endangered species are at risk from the increased likelihood of inbreeding, which leads to unhealthy offspring. There’s another danger to letting the numbers of animals in a given species become too low. It’s called genetic drift. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 31, 2005

 

Genetic Poker

Inbreeding is the term used when animals mate with their relatives. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 24, 2005

 

Bald Eagles on the Rise

Bald eagles are not longer an endangered species. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

The Leatherback Turtle, Part 2

The Leatherback turtle is special because of its ability, unlike other sea turtles, to survive in cold waters.

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