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Pregnant chimpanzees are more vulnerable to malaria. Study published in Malaria Journal provides evidence that susceptibility to malaria parasite infection increases during pregnancy and can result in offspring mortality. How will this impact the ape community?
Female genital mutilation harms three in four women in Ethiopia. It has a long-term physiological, sexual and psychological effects. Study published in BMC Public Health underpins cultural attitudes to devise elimination strategy.
Cape buffalo underwent micro-evolutionary changes. African wildlife experienced a reduction in population size and geographical distribution over the last millennium, particularly since the 19th century as a result of human demographic expansion, wildlife overexploitation, habitat degradation and cattle-borne diseases. Research in BMC Evolutionary Biology found 3 distinct clusters in South Africa.
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