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Oct. 13, 2017
In 2016, the international import of 201 salamander species into the United States was restricted in an effort to prevent the newly discovered deadly salamander fungal disease, Batrachochytrium...
Jul. 13, 2017
In a shell of a paternity test story, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) scientists found that male desert tortoises that had been relocated from a threatened habitat to a new nearby...
May. 24, 2017
Desert Tortoise Paternity Assignments Highlight Unexpected Shortcomings of Common Conservation Strategy
Four years after conservationists relocated 570 desert tortoises in California from a threatened habitat to a nearby location, the tortoises outwardly appeared to have successfully acclimated....
Dec. 23, 2014
For the first time, SCBI geneticists have sequenced the genome of a vertebrate: A Hawaiian honeycreeper