When the environment changes, why do some species survive and others vanish? We seek answers to this question in the past and present traces left by the four closely related members of the charismatic Callipepla quail.
We will use DNA extracted from museum specimens of four bird species that went extinct in North America in the Twentieth Century to determine the sizes and distributions of their populations leading up to their final days.
The hyena’s whoop is one of the eeriest, most distinctive sounds of the African bush. What do whoops mean, and how do hyenas use them to survive and thrive?
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