Tasmanian genes helping to rebuild Victoria's bandicoots

Eastern barred bandicoots were once common in Victoria, but foxes and other threats have decimated numbers so badly that they only remain in captivity at three fenced reserves and on one small island.

Tasmanian genes helping to rebuild Victoria's bandicoots

Eastern barred bandicoots were once common in Victoria, but foxes and other threats have decimated numbers so badly that they only remain in captivity at three fenced reserves and on one small ...

Tue 5 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Tasmanian DNA to aid bandicoot reboot in Victoria

In an effort to reestablish bandicoots in Victoria, Australia, researchers are infusing bandicoot breeding programs with fresh bandicoot DNA from Tasmania.

Tue 5 Sep 17 from UPI

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