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GRADUATE STUDENT AWARDED FELLOWSHIP FOR WORK WITH MUSK DEER

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(January 22, 2013)   -   Dasha Maksimova, a graduate student at the Pacific Institute of Geography in Vladivostok, recently received a prestigious 2012 WCS Research Fellowship for her project “Threats to musk deer population persistence in the Russian Far East”, with work focused in the Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Zapovednik, where our Siberian Tiger Project is based. Musk deer, which are famous for having fangs and a musk gland highly prized on black markets, are found throughout much of the higher elevations of...

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