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Perversion of bids to re-breed extinct quagga 

 

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Equus quagga burchellii, artificially bred phenotype with minimal striping, photo © The Voice of America

 
The quagga was the least-striped of zebras but also the darkest. Attempts to recapture the appearance of this subspecies by artificial selection from the closest-related subspecies have succeeded in the case of the striping but failed categorically in the case of the overall tone – producing the palest phenotype ever recorded among zebras.
 
Robin and the Honey Badger, 15 March 2016
 
 

                                             

                                           

                                            

 

 

 

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