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Eurasian otter
The five species to have their genomes sequenced, as decided by the public, have been revealed.
Wolf population lacks genetic variation, according to new research. 
The coqui frog is native to Puerto Rico
A study on the impact of a non-native frog in Hawaii has resulted in some unexpected findings.
One of the Amazon river dolphins which was tagged in Brazil
The threats of dam development and gold mining in the Amazon have resulted in researchers using satellite technology to uncover the truth about river dolphin behaviour.
A new report reveals the impact climate change is having on the UK’s birds – and there are mixed results. 
Cassiopea jellyfish
Cassiopea jellyfish suffering from lack of sleep don't function well the following day. 
Soldier beetle
A new study has revealed a loss of 76 per cent of airborne insects in 27 years.
The spoonbill hasn’t nested regularly in the UK since the 1700s so this latest sighting has given conservationists a reason to celebrate. 
Breeding success of kittiwakes affected by fishing industry catching sandeels in the North Sea.
Dingo
A new study argues that dingos play a crucial part in Australia’s ecosystem and improve soil quality. 
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