Tagged: wild cat inbreeding

Male cheetah. Picture in public domain on Pinterest.

2 reasons why cheetahs are reproducing poorly

There are at least 2 reasons why cheetahs reproduced poorly, which is an added reason why they are vulnerable to extinction in the wild. There has been an approximate 50% decline in population numbers...

Inbreeding among European royals. An example of how inbreeding affects the human animal.

Are purebred cats inbred?

My belief is that the whole purpose of cat breeding is to selectively breed cats which have as near as possible a perfect appearance according to the breed standard and in order to achieve...

White tiger

Why are white tigers white?

It is believed that white tigers are white because of the result of a genetic mutation which occurred about 120 years ago causing a pair of recessive genes to signal the coat to be...

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