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Correspondence
Published: 2021-09-29

Science may be better served by sticking to scientific issues rather than by calling authors holding different opinions names

School of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, 6997801. Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, 6997801
School of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, 6997801. Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, 6997801
Laboratoire Evolution et Diversité Biologique, UMR 5174, CNRS, IRD, Université Paul Sabatier, Bâtiment 4R1 31062 cedex 9, 118 Route de Narbonne, Toulouse, France.
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