Evolution: The Island of Misfit Mammoths

  title={Evolution: The Island of Misfit Mammoths},
  author={Alfred L Roca},
  journal={Current Biology},
The genomes of two woolly mammoths have been sequenced. One of the last survivors had reduced genetic diversity. Although divergent in their mitochondrial genomes, the mammoths had similar nuclear genomes, a finding germane to elephant conservation. 

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