Highlight: After the Bottleneck—How a Tiny Group of Macaques Founded a Thriving Population on Mauritius

@inproceedings{Venton2015HighlightAT,
  title={Highlight: After the Bottleneck—How a Tiny Group of Macaques Founded a Thriving Population on Mauritius},
  author={Danielle Venton},
  booktitle={Genome biology and evolution},
  year={2015}
}
Once upon a time the island of Mauritius held no mammals. But as this small island, 2,000 km off the coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean, became an important stop on the trade route between the East and Europe, it was visited frequently by both Dutch and Portuguese sailors. And it was likely one of these sea-faring salty dogs who brought Mauritius its first… CONTINUE READING