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One Relies on the Other

This Science Feature can be found at: http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/one-relies-on-the-other/
Red Knots Birds

Red Knots Birds

A new study supports the ecological reliance of red knots on horseshoe crabs. The well-being of red knots, a declining shorebird species, is directly tied to the abundance of nutrient-rich eggs spawned by horseshoe crabs.

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