USGS: Groovy Turtles’ Genes to Aid in Their Rescue

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DAVIE, Fla.– The diverse patterns on the diamondback terrapins’ intricately grooved shell may be their claim to fame, but a newly published U.S. Geological Survey study of the genetic variation underneath their shell holds one key to rescuing these coastal turtles.

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