The origin and genetic variability of the Czech sika deer population

@article{Baranekov2012TheOA,
  title={The origin and genetic variability of the Czech sika deer population},
  author={Miroslava Baran{\vc}ekov{\'a} and Jarmila Krojerov{\'a}-Proke{\vs}ov{\'a} and Inna V Voloshina and Aleksandr I. Myslenkov and Yukichika Kawata and Tatsuo Oshida and J{\'i}r{\'i} Lamka and Petr Koubek},
  journal={Ecological Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={27},
  pages={991-1003}
}
Sika deer (Cervus nippon), native to Asia, formed two well-established free-living populations in the Czech Republic over the last century and continue to spread. Sika are also maintained in a large number of enclosures; these continue to introduce new individuals from the places of its origin as well as from other European countries. Despite extensive research into the morphology and ethology of the Czech sika deer, conducted over the last three decades, no study using genetic methods has been… CONTINUE READING