Thylacine DNA reveals weakness – and kinship with the kangaroo

The first full genetic blueprint of the long-extinct thylacine has revealed the animal suffered from genetic weakness well before it was isolated on Tasmania 10,000 to 13,000 years ago.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/dec/11/thylacine-dna-reveals-weakness-kangaroo-tasmanian-tiger-genome

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