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European rabbit

The European rabbit looks harmless, but in the Kerguelen Islands, the species became invasive. A new study finds that the effect of the rabbits on soil fungus lasts even long after they are gone.

Lions attacking cape buffalo

BITE CLUB  Regardless of where an ecosystem is, the predators and prey appear to follow roughly the same rule in their relative rates of increase, a new study says.


GUPPY GAINS Trinidadian guppies from the Guanapo River basin (shown) make unhelpful changes in gene activity when they first enter a new environment. Those missteps speed up evolution, a new study suggests.

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