A genetically distinct lion (Panthera leo) population from Ethiopia

@article{Bruche2012AGD,
  title={A genetically distinct lion (Panthera leo) population from Ethiopia},
  author={Susann Bruche and Markus Gusset and Sebastian Lippold and Ross Barnett and Klaus Eulenberger and J{\"o}rg Junhold and Carlos A. Driscoll and Michael Hofreiter},
  journal={European Journal of Wildlife Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={59},
  pages={215-225}
}
Lion (Panthera leo) numbers are in serious decline and two of only a handful of evolutionary significant units have already become extinct in the wild. However, there is continued debate about the genetic distinctiveness of different lion populations, a discussion delaying the initiation of conservation actions for endangered populations. Some lions from Ethiopia are phenotypically distinct from other extant lions in that the males possess an extensive dark mane. In this study, we investigated… CONTINUE READING

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