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From Science Daily on 02-Dec-2014 12:00

Cory’s shearwater is able to provide immune protection to its offspring up to six years after being vaccinated against a pathogen, research shows. Cory's shearwater (Calonectris borealis) is a seabird that breeds annually in remote islets and islands. Characterized by long life expectancy, the species reaches sexual maturity after six years and its reproductive rate is very low (one chick per year).


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