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genetic defects caused by inbreeding
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Breeding from only the same line means inbreeding, which results in a buildup of the recessive genes that cause common non-conformation-related brachycephalic dog diseases like heart disease and skin issues.
But scientists have discovered isolated pockets of cougars – like those in the Santa Monica Mountains – that are under severe threat due to inbreeding.
About 1,800 captive cheetahs are part of an international species survival plan that is designed as a bulwark against extinction while preventing inbreeding.
Albinism can occur more frequently in primates and other vertebrate species because of environmental stress and inbreeding in isolated populations, according to a study published in SciELO Argentina.
Because the gene pool is so small, white tigers are only produced through inbreeding, which can lead to health problems for the tigers.
Some of the westside cats are showing dangerous signs of inbreeding, such as kinked tails and other genetic problems.
Although orangutans in north and south Sumatra occasionally interbred after the lineages diverged, the Tapanuli orangutans became completely isolated by about 20,000 years ago, and the new genetic analysis shows signs of inbreeding.
This has put them at especially high risk of inbreeding as their numbers once again dwindle in the wild due to habitat fragmentation and poaching.
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