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Why European Colonization Drove the Blue Antelope to Extinction

"The results of the study, which have now been published in "Current Biology", show that the species was probably adapted to a small population size and survived like this for thousands of years. However, this also made them susceptible to sudden impacts like hunting, which increased after European colonization of southern Africa."

uni-potsdam.de/en/pressrelease

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