DNA proves mammoths mated beyond species boundaries

Posted by on April 21, 2016 2:08 pm
Categories: Science

New research examining the DNA of North American mammoths challenges the way we categorize a species. Several species of mammoth are thought to have roamed across the North American continent. The new study results show that while mammoths clearly evolved differences in their physical appearance to deal with different environments, it did not prohibit them from cross-breeding and producing healthy offspring.

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