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Bilby droppings used to measure stress levels

Bilby droppings are being used by scientists who have pioneered a new technique to measure stress levels of the endangered marsupial.

A study published in the European Journal of Wildlife Research found levels of the stress hormone cortisol in bilbies in captive breeding programs were encouragingly low.

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