Genetic connectivity across marginal habitats: the elephants of the Namib Desert


Locally isolated populations in marginal habitats may be genetically distinctive and of heightened conservation concern. Elephants inhabiting the Namib Desert have been reported to show distinctive behavioral and phenotypic adaptations in that severely arid environment. The genetic distinctiveness of Namibian desert elephants relative to other African… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2352


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