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Forest fragmentation disrupts parasite infection in Australian lizards


November 29, 2018

In a study with implications for biodiversity and the spread of infectious diseases, University of Colorado Boulder ecologists have demonstrated that deforestation and habitat fragmentation can decrease transmission of a parasitic nematode in a particular species of Australian lizard, the pale-flecked garden sunskink. Full Story

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