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How did ancient moa survive the ice age – and what can they teach us about modern climate change?

By Nic Rawlence, Senior Lecturer in Ancient DNA, University of Otago
Alexander Verry, Postdoctoral Researcher, Université de Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier
Kieren Mitchell, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Zoology, University of Otago
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DNA from ancient eastern moa bones is unlocking the secrets of their survival during the last ice age, and providing lessons for today’s threatened species.The Conversation

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