DNA from endangered species will be stored at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The museum and the US National Parks Service signed an agreement for samples from endangered species living in national parks to be added to the museum's library. Among the first samples to be added will be specimens from Channel Islands foxes, American crocodiles, and Hawaiian geese. Since 2001, samples in this collection have been available for free for geneticists to study.
Endangered in NYC
Jul 08, 2009