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Slovenian researchers move to better understand olms

Ljubljana, 29 March - Slovenian biologists have joined forces with Danish and Chinese counterparts to expand human knowledge on olm, a rare and mysterious species living in deep caves only in the Balkans. The researchers believe that the animal's genome sequence could provide some important findings that could benefit humankind.

Postojna
An olm in the world-famous Postojna Cave.
Photo: Postojnska jama

Dobrepolje, Kompolje.
An olm.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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