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From Science Daily on 22-Aug-2019 12:48

Researchers found that Charles Darwin's famous finches defy what has long been considered a key to evolutionary success: genetic diversity. The study of the finches of the Galapagos Islands could change the way conservation biologists think about species with naturally fragmented populations to understand their potential for extinction. 


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The article focusses on this bird

Bird:
Darwin's Finch
Std Name:
Small Ground Finch
Order:
Passeriformes
Family:
Thraupidae
Species:
Geospiza fuliginosa
 
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