Matter: Marine Mammals Have Lost a Gene That Now They May Desperately Need

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Dolphins, manatees, sea lions, elephant seals and other animals no longer produce an enzyme that protects land mammals against harmful chemicals, including some pesticides.

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#agriculture and farming
#fish and other marine life
#genetics and heredity
#mammals
#hazardous and toxic substances
#university of pittsburgh
#pesticides