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Species-Based Research

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Invertebrate Conservation

Invertebrates (animals without backbones) constitute 95% of all animal species on Earth, and perform vital roles in all ecological systems. Despite their importance, many invertebrate species are disappearing at an alarming rate.

Elegant Trogon

Birds

The CBC has active avian research projects in the Americas, where Dr. Felicity Arengo is working on flamingo and wetland conservation; and in the Pacific Islands, where Dr. Chris Filardi is studying the fascinating bird diversity found there.

Saola

Mammals

From endemic species such as Saola, to little-known diversity of rodents, rabbits and bats, research on mammals enhances our effort on conservation.

American Museum of Natural History

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