News tagged with animal population

Not the black sheep of domestic animals

Mapping the ancestry of sheep over the past 11,000 years has revealed that our woolly friends are stars among domestic animals, boasting vast genetic diversity and substantial prospects for continued breeding to further boost ...

Feb 07, 2012 3 / 5 (1) 0

Getting a read on wild animals' age

While pets and livestock often have known birthdates, the ages of animals in the wild have been difficult to track down, but that may change. A new skin analysis test can give accurate information about the ...

Sep 15, 2011 not rated yet 0

New study on tropical fish dispersal

Research published today in Proceedings of the Royal Society: B identifies success factors for tropical fish looking to establish new populations in the face of climate change.

Sep 14, 2011 4 / 5 (2) 0