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Life of an albatross: Tackling individuality in studies of populations

When ecologists study populations of animals, they commonly round off the Individuality of individuals, treating animals of the same species, sex, and age like identical units. This has practical utility for studies focused on how populations change in size and composition and how they respond to their environment. A wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans) displays its individuality in the Crozet Islands,  a remote...

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