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Why do Some Species Thrive in Cities?

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Since the mid-1800s, New York City has lost nearly half of its native plants. 00:01

  2. The white-footed mice in New York City have grown to have different DNA sequencing than their country cousins. 01:10

  3. It took six decades for 99 percent of the local tomcod in the Hudson River to evolve a mutation to protect against toxic waste in city water. 01:56