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‘Ghost genes’ of coyotes could help save critically endangered red wolves, study says | zoology

Scientists hope the key to reviving red wolves, who are on the brink of extinctionmay be in the genes of coyotes that have significant red wolf ancestry. Red wolves ever lived in the southeastern United States but were declared extinct in the wild in 1980. Thanks to the work of conservationists, there are about 20 …

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New Yorkers and wildlife find solace in the city’s parks

New York CNN † New York City’s wildlife is thriving, thanks to dedicated scientists and activists who have spent decades strengthening robust wildlife habitats in the city’s five boroughs. Helen Forgione, Conservation of natural areas‘s senior ecologist, is one of those scientists. For more than 30 years, she has devoted her career to restoring the …

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