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Sanctuaries Aim to Preserve a Model Organism's Wild Type

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Science  05 Dec 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5907, pp. 1456-1457
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5907.1456

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Summary

The axolotl, a salamander that retains unique evolutionary features and is a darling of biologists because it can regenerate limbs, faces adversity on two fronts.