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Book Review/Science in the Media

The Allure of the Few

  • Barry W Brook
  • Published: May 20, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060127

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Predicting Extinction

Posted by plosbiology on 07 May 2009 at 22:24 GMT

Author: jj Sohn
Position: Retired
E-mail: jjsohn@fas.harvard.edu
Submitted Date: May 28, 2008
Published Date: May 29, 2008
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Larry Slobodkin asked of his ecology course if anyone knew what the passenger pigeon said to the whopping crane? No one knew. Professor Slobodkin told us that the passenger pigeon told the whopping crane that, "there was safety in numbers."

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