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decreasing genetic diversity in black rhinos

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#1 COSMIC RHINO

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 08:32 AM

with longer term safari hunting and ongoing serious poaching , the genetic diversity of black rhinos  has greatly declined  

 

this has implication  for how they will be able to adapt to future challanges including climate change

 

very interestingly the historic range of the western black rhino , declared extinct in 2011, goes into southern Kenya, a few remain in the mara

 

 

please see

 

  • http://www.sciencedaily.com  search  black rhinos   the piece is called  rethink need to save critically endangered black rhinos  , there is an article link at the end
  • go to scientific reports , the article was published 9 FEB 2017  EXTINCTIONS,GENETIC EROSION AND CONSERVATION OPTIONS FOR BLACK RHINOCEROS DICEROS BICORNIS

Edited by COSMIC RHINO, 16 February 2017 - 08:44 AM.

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