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Thriving Hybrid Salamanders Contradict Common Wisdom
September 25, 2007
A new University of California-Davis study not only has important findings for the future of California tiger salamanders, but also contradicts prevailing scientific thought about what happens when animal species interbreed.
University of California-Davis
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