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Learning about penguin's diet may save marine life, study finds

30 days ago   |   By British Ecological Society

The waters of south-eastern Australia are a climate change hotspot, warming at four times the global average. Understanding how to future proof the prey of little penguins in these challenging conditions is essential for their long-term survival and may well benefit the health of the whole marine system.
An Australian Research Council -funded study led by Monash University and Phillip Island Nature Parks scientists and published today in Functional Ecology sets a new baseline for long-term monitoring of Bass Strait food webs .
Using the little penguins, an iconic predator, scientists...
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