World Turtle News, 03/20/2020
Turtle trackers: Environmental DNA used to detect rare species
Ethan Kessler, a doctoral student at the University of Illinois has been utilising a new scientific technique to detect the presence of rare or elusive turtle species.
He and his collaborators are testing the use of environmental DNA (eDNA) to detect alligator snapping turtles (Macrochelys temminckii) in the southern Illinois river system.
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