Saving the 'king of the birds' with DNA
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Saving the 'king of the birds' with DNA

Scientists believe the DNA of the golden eagle can help protect and conserve the birds in the wild.

The genetic code which has been unravelled will be used to screen the health of birds and understand the habitat they need to survive.

Victoria Gill reports.

  • 31 Aug 2018
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