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Old 11-09-2010, 03:28 PM   #1
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Default Moving Animals Not a Panacea for Habitat Loss

Moving Animals Not a Panacea for Habitat Loss
Nov. 3, 2010

Moving animals not a panacea for habitat loss
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New University of Georgia research suggests moving threatened animals to protected habitats may not always be an effective conservation technique if the breeding patterns of the species are influenced by a social hierarchy...
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Old 11-09-2010, 06:09 PM   #2
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I saw this on a turtle list. I know that NA Box and Wood Turtles have territories and when moved they usually don't do well. Box Turtles try to go back *home*. This past Winter while vacationing in FL I was lucky to see a gorgeous Gopher Tortoise.
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