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What Do Tigers and Kiwi Have in Common? The Answer Lies in Their Genes | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network


Science & Tech  (tags: animals, cats, conservation, endangered, environment, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, tigers, slaughter, killing )

John
- 468 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
At first (and probably second) glance you wouldn't think that tigers and kiwis have all that much in common, but if you look deeper...



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Teresa W. (681)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 8:55 am
a striped kiwi... :-)
 

Freya H. (304)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 5:44 pm
And if tigers vanish, may humans follow them.
 

janet f. (29)
Friday May 17, 2013, 2:24 pm
Oh god, this is disastrous for the tiger and the kiwi. F**king humans are going to destroy every other species on the planet.
 

Debra Tate (17)
Friday May 17, 2013, 4:57 pm
Definitely interesting!
 

Birgit W. (144)
Friday May 17, 2013, 5:14 pm
Ok!
 

Dijana D. (2)
Friday May 17, 2013, 10:44 pm
this is so unfortunate :( cheetahs also suffer from inbreeding
 

Patricia H. (468)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 5:06 am
interesting
 

Ruth S. (307)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:09 am
God help the animals they are in hands of humans!
 

Tanya W. (46)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 3:44 am
Thanks, noted.
 

Melania Padilla (178)
Tuesday May 28, 2013, 9:58 am
Interesting, DNA is always interesting
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Monday June 3, 2013, 1:19 pm
Noted
 

Klaus Peters (11)
Saturday June 8, 2013, 1:29 pm
Noted. This is a very interesting study. With certain deminishing animal populations problems of inbreeding will
effect many endangered species.. Nature will take its course. In about 50 years time we may not recognise any animals on our planet. The ones we used to grow up with until now are gone or mostly hiding of fear.
 
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