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3 November 2017

« En direct des espèces » : Qui est vraiment le rat brun, ce petit mammifère citadin ? [The Conversation]

La plupart du temps, on ne les voit pas : ils vivent la nuit et évoluent dans les égouts des grandes villes. À certaines occasions cependant, les rats peuvent se montrer en plein jour et sans réelle crainte de l’homme.

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3 November 2017

Une salamandre présumée éteinte fait son grand retour [Futura-Planète]

Elle avait été observée pour la dernière fois en 1975 et les chercheurs la pensaient éteinte. Mais surprise ! Un gardien d’une réserve du Guatemala vient de repérer un spécimen de cette salamandre affectueusement nommée Merveille dorée.

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3 November 2017

Anthropologists describe third orangutan species [Phys]

Scientists have long recognized six living species of great ape aside from humans: Sumatran and Bornean orangutans, eastern and western gorillas, chimpanzees, and bonobos. But researchers reporting in Current Biology on November 2 have now made it seven, based on a collection of evidence showing that an isolated population of orangutans living in Sumatra is actually its own unique species. They’ve named the new species the Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis).

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2 November 2017

A third of animals are vanishing as roads spread through forests [New Scientist]

Imagine you could teleport to any forest on Earth. When you land, you have a 50 per cent chance of being within half a kilometre of the forest’s edge. That is how badly our planet’s forests have been sliced and diced.
A new study shows that 85 per cent of animals are being affected by living in these dismembered forests. The findings will help conservationists figure out how best to protect these species.

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2 November 2017

The Language of Odors: Different Odor Dialects in Wild Otter Populations [PLOS - Blogs]

Researchers from Cardiff University in Wales have shown for the first time that genetically distinct populations of wild mammals have different “odor dialects.” In a study published in Scientific Reports, they describe how populations of otters from across the UK possess sex- and biogeography-specific odors and speculate on how these odor dialects may affect individual behavior and conservation efforts.

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