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Thursday, January 22, 2004

 
Sheepish

Animal geneticists from the Agricultural Research Service are attempting to unravel the mystery behind why some sheep have such a strong preference for grazing on leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula). As reported by the ARS News, the goal is to be able to breed herds of sheep who seek out the invasive weed, known to be unpalatable and toxic to other grazing animals.






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