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From Science Daily on 19-Jan-2016 07:43

Using molecular genetic tools, scientists have demonstrated the existence of a grandchildren’s generation of capercaillies in the south of Brandenburg in East Germany. A pilot conservation project reintroduced these endangered birds to two German nature reserves as recently as 2012. The founder population was wild caught in Sweden and then transferred to Brandenburg.


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