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Zoological Letters is an open access international journal publishing important and valuable discoveries in various fields of zoology. The journal welcomes submissions of both basic and comparative zoology of broad interest to zoologists worldwide. As a sister journal of Zoological Science, Zoological Letters covers a wide range of basic fields of zoology, from taxonomy to bioinformatics.


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