OC NEWS– African Mountain Gorillas In Danger of Extinction, Inbreeding in an Effort to Survive

April 10, 2015 7:47 PM

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With the threat of extinction looming, mountain gorillas have apparently resorted in inbreeding, though all hope is not lost.

According to Reuters, authors of a study published in the journal Science conducted one of the most exhaustive genetic reviews of the mountain gorilla to date. But one main issue that typically coincides with inbreeding was not prevalent among the gorillas.

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