Multi locus Analyses Reveal Four Giraffe Species Instead of One

Author(s)J. Fennessy et al.
Year Published2016
JournalCurrent Biology
Page Numbers1-4
Size2.36 MB
Abstract:

Fennessy et al. show that multi-locus population genetic analyses indicate four distinct giraffe species instead of one. As the most inclusive genetic analysis of giraffe relationships to date, the findings highlight the need for targeted conservation efforts of the world’s tallest megafauna.

Author(s): J. Fennessy et al.
Journal: Current Biology

Tags: Species, Africa


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