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Biodiversity and Conservation

, Volume 28, Issue 5, pp 1301–1302 | Cite as

The Asian Houbara Bustard (Chlamydotis macqueenii): on an accelerating path to extinction?

  • Ghulam NabiEmail author
  • Rahim Ullah
  • Suliman Khan
  • Nawsherwan
  • Muhammad Amin
  • Naveed Rauf
Letter to the Editor

Notes

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of HydrobiologyThe Chinese Academy of SciencesWuhanChina
  2. 2.University of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  3. 3.Department of Endocrinology, Children’s HospitalZhejiang University School of MedicineHangzhouChina
  4. 4.Department of Nutrition and Food HygieneWuhan UniversityWuhanChina
  5. 5.Department of ZoologyUniversity of KarachiSindhPakistan

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