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When estimating extinction risk, don't leave out the males

Extinction Risk for some species could be drastically underestimated because most demographic models of animal populations only analyse the number and fertility of females, dismissing male data as 'noise'. Researchers studied the survival and breeding behavior of the Snowy Plover, which are male-biased populations  [Credit: Luke Eberhart-Phillips]An international team of researchers, including a PhD student and a professor from...

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