Eastern Lowland Gorillas Heading for ‘Genetic Meltdown’


George Dvorsky, Earther
Eastern lowland gorillas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have endured dramatic population declines in recent decades, leading to a startling lack of genetic diversity and a slew of harmful mutations, according to new research.

Original Title: Eastern Lowland Gorillas Heading for 'Genetic Meltdown'
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.realclearscience.com/2018/12/28/eastern_lowland_gorillas_heading_for_039genetic_meltdown039_284153.html