Cheetah bottleneck

Rolf Engstrand ekarge at eua.ericsson.se
Mon Mar 18 02:57:32 EST 1996


In article <4iba15$7ku at mserv1.dl.ac.uk>, Louis van de Zande <L.P.W.G.M.van.de.Zande at biol.RUG.NL> writes:
>By the way, some beavers in sweden are doing very well, despite of 
>very low levels of genetic variation (Ellegren et al. PNAS 90, 8150-
>8153, 1993). 
>
>L. van de Zande
>Dept Genetics
>Univ. Groningen
>Netherlands
> 
There are also many extreme cases of narrow bottle necks for domesticated animals. 
All the gold hamsters descend from one couple. 
 

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