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We're Sequencing Every Member Of The Weirdest Bird Species On Earth

A k?k?p? chows down on some berries. (Photo: Chris Birmingham/CC BY 2.0) Getting endangered animals to reproduce can be a long, slow slog, full of turkey basters and hand puppets. But scientists have a new tool to aid procreation: Genetic sequencing, which helps researchers understand an animal's vulnerabilities from the inside out, raising the likelihood of healthy offspring.
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