Life on the edge of a habitat is dangerous

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Intensive farming, sprawling towns, a dense road network — the modern world leaves less and less space for animals and plants. They are forced back into shrinking refuges, which are ever further apart. But not all react equally sensitively. That is even true for members of the same species, as demonstrated by a new study that suggests that animals living on the edge of their range suffer more from the fragmentation of their habitat than their fellows in the center

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