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Ocean voyagers - the travels of northern rockhopper penguins across the high seas

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland plays a vital role in the conservation of northern rockhopper penguins. As well as caring for a captive population at Edinburgh zoo, they also help to protect wild populations of this endangered species. At the RZSS WildGenes lab, Dr Jean-Marc Costanzi is analysing genetic data to aid a multi-disciplinary team of researchers in understanding the movement of rockhopper penguins between breeding sites in the Atlantic and Indian oceans. Read more about how samples available through CryoArks are helping to better understand this charismatic species:

https://www.rzss.org.uk/news/article/16840/ocean-voyagers—the-travels-of-northern-rockhopper-penguins-across-the-high-seas-/  

 

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