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UF study: Bird evolves to keep up with invasive prey


December 1, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The federally endangered bird, the snail kite, was faced with an interesting dilemma: The island apple snail was good to eat, but about two to five times bigger than the native snail that the bird usually consumed. What’s ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Evolution, IFAS, Invasive Species, Island Apple Snail, News, Snail Kite

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