Ancient and historical leopard DNA in the spot-light – BMC Series blog

Understanding the geographic origins of leopard populations is a complex task. The evolutionary patterns that can be inferred from molecular data lack congruence with existing fossil evidence. New research published in BMC Evolutionary Biology studies historical mitochondrial DNA samples to provide new insights into the evolutionary history of both ancient and modern leopard populations. Here, Dr. Johanna Paijmans describes the research performed by herself and colleagues.

Source: Ancient and historical leopard DNA in the spot-light – BMC Series blog

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