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August 10-23, 1998  

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Study shows death of Cheetah cubs has little effect on population
[Photo of Cheetah and cubs] The prospects for cheetah cubs in East Africa's Serengeti plains are grim: Only about 5 percent make it to adulthood, while most fall prey to lions and hyenas. Surprisingly, a careful analysis of cheetah population dynamics now suggests that in the long run, cheetah populations are affected far less by the deaths of cubs than they are by adult deaths. (More photos)

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Biography garners awards and a musical score

UCSC's Patchen collection featured in London exhibits

Campus announces new major in German studies

UCSC plans 'controlled burn' of campus meadowland

Japan Foundation grant boosts East Asian studies collection

Millennium Committee submits report

Symposium highlights 20 years of research at Big Creek reserve

Book collection outgrows McHenry Library

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