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Humans get in the way of mammal movement

Humans modify natural landscapes in a variety of ways, from constructing expansive cityscapes to fencing off otherwise untouched rangeland. A new study, co-authored by biologists at the University of Maryland, describes the extent to which highly modified landscapes impede the Movement of 57 land-based Mammal species from around the world. On average, these mammals cover about a third to half of the distance they would otherwise travel...

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