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Tiger Genome Sequenced, Shows Big Cats Evolved to Kill

Tiger Genome Sequenced, Shows Big Cats Evolved to Kill

National Geographic - Dan Vergano

Gene map of endangered Amur tiger seen as aid to preserving big cats in the wild. The first sequenced tiger genome shows that big cats evolved to kill. Genes for strong muscle fibers and for meat-eating appear narrowly shared, researchers reported, among species as distinct as the African lion and …

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