Multi locus Analyses Reveal Four Giraffe Species Instead of One

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.

Publish DateNovember 15, 2016
Last UpdatedJanuary 27, 2021
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