Mitochondrial DNA Phylogeography of the North American Brown Bear and Implications for Conservation

@article{Waits1998MitochondrialDP,
  title={Mitochondrial DNA Phylogeography of the North American Brown Bear and Implications for Conservation},
  author={Lisette P. Waits and Sandra Looman Talbot and Robert H. Ward and Gerald F. Shields},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
  year={1998},
  volume={12}
}
The historical distribution of the brown bear (Ursus arctos) in North America included Alaska, western Canada, the western and midwestern states, plus northern Mexico. Currently, the brown bear is limited to Alaska, the Canadian provinces of the Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia, and Alberta, and six threatened subpopulations in the lower 48 states. To examine the evolutionary history of U. arctos in North America and to assess the genetic divergence between individuals from… 

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