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One theory that’s been around since the 1980s is that low genetic diversity of the cheetah increased their vulnerability to disease because of inbreeding depression.
Officials said the move was recommended by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, which helps make sure captive species reproduce without inbreeding.
Genetic variability and the tendency of many insects to inbreed could encourage resistance, the study found.
While inbreeding is a concern, Kuykendall said researchers have not documented any physical defects in the area mountain lion population.
Numbers of the animals dropped so low that they were forced to practice inbreeding to survive.
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