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York students take part in study of Brazilian wetland

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(December 06, 2012)   -   For the better part of two decades, biologists Alexine Keuroghlian and Donald Eaton have made it their mission to attempt to understand the Pantanal's complex and diverse ecosystem. Although they are studying very different aspects of the region, both are working toward a common goal — to understand the biological and environmental effect cattle ranching is having on this vital region. Keuroghlian's specialty is peccaries, a pig-like animal that uses the Pantanal and adjacent areas as its...