The Positive and Negative Effects of Inbreeding among gorillas

April 11, 2015 5:47 AM

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The Positive and Negative Effects of Inbreeding among gorillas

Inbreeding is by and large thought to be risky, however for endangered mountain gorillas in central Africa the practice has helped them survive by decreasing hurtful hereditary transformations, analysts said Thursday.

Natural surroundings devastation and hunting have truly eliminated the number of inhabitants in gorillas in the mountains of Democratic Republic of Congo. In 1981 there were only 253 left.

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