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How a zebra lost its stripes: Rapid evolution of the quagga

...ecame extinct about 100 years ago. The pelt from a quagga museum specimen was the subject of tissue sampling...t of DNA and multiple specimens." In the past, the quagga has alternatively been described as a species and a subspecies of the Plains zebra.These researchers...

MIT warns of dumping seafood

...s $1 billion trying to eradicate zebra mussels and quagga mussels and $100 million for green crabs. Invasive species are a problem everywhere in the world. In Southeast Asia, South American apple snails now threaten rice and taro crops. In Ecuador, Asia, Europe and Kenya, Louisiana crayfish are devouring lo...

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