Night Parrot has genome sequenced by CSIRO for the first time

February 19th, 2024

Daily Telegraph Australia, Other, 18/02/2024, Jordan McCarthy
One of the rarest and most elusive birds on the planet, one that used to call large parts of the NT home, the night parrot, has had its genome sequenced for the first time ever by the CSIRO. The development is hoped to answer questions on the genetics and biology of the highly elusive and nocturnal species, that had long been believed extinct, and aid in future conservation efforts.

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