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A list of the references consulted for ‘Shipwrecks, Scurvy and Knife-Handle DNA: The Story of Steller’s Sea Cow’ (The Wire Science, November 1, 2020):

  1. De Bestiis Marinis (translated), Georg Wilhelm Steller (1751)
  2. Serendipity in research—investigation into illegal wildlife trade discovers a new population of Steller’s sea cows, Crerar et al., Biology Letters, 2016
  3. Rewriting the history of an extinction, Crerar et al. Biology Letters, 2014
  4. Modelling the extinction of Steller’s sea cow, S. T. Turvey, C. L. Risley, Biol. Lett, 2006
  5. A study of the radiocarbon ages and isotopic data for a new population of Steller’s Sea Cows, Lorelai Crerar
  6. Animal Diversity Web: Hydrodamalis gigas
  7. Look, no hands: Steller’s sea cow, Henry Nicholls (The Guardian, 2016)
  8. The Giant Sea Mammal That Went Extinct in Less Than Three Decades, Jacob Mikanowski (The Atlantic, 2017)
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