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Reducing Genetic Load Is Vital for Conservation Breeding Programs, Research Shows

In breeding programs aimed at conserving animals from small or isolated populations, scientists must balance the competing needs of adding genetic diversity and avoiding the introduction of harmful genes....

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One difficulty faced by any involved in conservation programs is the ability to detect and monitor individuals after their reintroduction into the wild. Fortunately, new technology arises to aid in the remote detection of individuals that can completely redefine animal translocations and...

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