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How Humans Are Reshaping Elephant Evolution

11m 57s

Host and evolutionary biologist Shane Campbell-Staton uncovers the impact of hunting on elephant genetics. From Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park to the scars left on the elephant population, Shane's research is revealing how our actions can change the course of evolution itself.

Aired: 07/10/23
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