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Why I Dipped Newts in Fluorescent Powder

Behavioural studies that help protect an endangered amphibian species

Now… Think for a moment. A newt is out of the water. Not for long though.

Spring is nearly here. It needs to move back to the pond to breed after surviving a long winter during hibernation. It tries to feed and gather some energy before the journey that…



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Cátia Matos

Movement Ecology Ph.D / Lecturer in Spatial Ecology / Publishing on research, data and life.