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Tiger Genome Sequenced, Shows Big Cats Evolved to Kill

Tiger Genome Sequenced, Shows Big Cats Evolved to Kill

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Gene map of endangered Amur tiger seen as aid to preserving big cats in the wild. 2 Minute Read By Dan Vergano, National Geographic 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 …

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