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MOUNTAIN GORILLA BENEFITS FROM INBREEDING

“scientists have discovered inbreeding has actually benefitted mountain gorillas by removing many harmful genetic variations. They are also genetically adapted to living in small populations.” Read more here: BBC article  

REMAINING SPECIMENS

— “if you’re going to do anything with the northern white rhino.. you are probably looking at a high-tech solution” read article: experts on last ditch effort to save endangered rhino

GROWING THREAT TO AMERICAN BIRDS

—””Right now, about a third of all bird species in the US are in decline,” says Steve Holmer of the American Bird Conservancy, one of the 23 organisations that contributed to the State of the Birds report, the most comprehensive review of bird trends and data ever undertaken in the US.” read article: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29116412