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Invasive Species In Europe Account For 22 Percent Of Mammals, Study Finds

Published 09/18/12
By Becky Oskin, LiveScience.com

Whether they escaped from zoos or accompanied migrating nomads, invasive species from giant Himalayan bats and porcupines to house mice now account for 22 percent of mammals in Europe, a new study finds. If bats and marine mammals are excluded, the researchers found aliens make up some 28 percent of terrestrial mammals in Europe.

Link: Huffington Post

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