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An Ecological tale of two scavengers

[caption id="attachment_2809" align="alignleft" width="300"] Both turkey and black vultures discover and partake in this feast. (Photo by James Beasley)[/caption] Two species of vulture—the turkey vulture and the black vulture—are able to coexist because their respective traits reduce the need for them to compete for nutritional resources,...

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SREL hires Hurst as Animal Caretaker

Amanda Hurst has been hired by the University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory in the position of animal caretaker and outreach educator. Her primary responsibilities include caring for the animals used in the lab’s outreach education program and assisting with presentations. Hurst previously worked at SREL...

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Study reveals wildlife is abundant in Chernobyl

The new results, published in the journal Food Webs, provide evidence that aquatic nutrient resources can flow to terrestrial landscapes and become available to terrestrial as well as semi-aquatic wildlife, like otter and mink....

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UGA Focus on Faculty: Olin ‘Gene’ Rhodes

It is way too easy for folks to go through life without allowing themselves to be challenged by alternative viewpoints on how important various scientific issues are to their everyday life...

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