• What can we learn from vanishing wildlife species: The case of the Pyrenean Ibex

    4 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    The sad history of the Pyrenean Ibex is a powerful example of species loss due to causes related to human activity. DNA analyses of Pyrenean Ibex found evidence that, after a demographic expansion about 20,000 years ago, its population went through a bottleneck caused by hunting, inbreeding and other factors, which ultimately caused its extinction.
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