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Endangered river turtle's genes reveal ancient influence of Maya Indians

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — A genetic study focusing on the Central American river turtle recently turned up surprising results involved in the conservation of this critically endangered species. Small tissue samples collected from 238 wild turtles at 15 different locations across their range in Southern Mexico, Belize and Guatemala revealed a "surprising lack" of genetic structure.
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