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Researchers Take a Tissue Sample

Caption: Researchers Gracia Gonzalez-Porter (left) and Rene Calderon take a tiny tissue sample from between two of the rear toes of a Central American river turtle from the Belize River.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Gracia González-Porter

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