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The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus, family: Felidae order: Carnivora) was once widely distributed across Africa and Asia but has been extirpated from a large portion of this area. Major threats are considered to be habitat loss and fragmentation, competition with other carnivore species, their killing...

Author(s)
Heinrich, S. K.
Publisher
Freien Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Immunity of cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus): an evolutionary, comparative and life history perspective, 2017, pp 130 pp.
Abstract

The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) has been described as a species with low levels of genetic variation. This has been suggested to be the consequence of a demographic bottleneck 10000-12000 years ago (ya) and also led to the assumption that only small genetic differences exist between the described...

Author(s)
Charruau, P.; Fernandes, C.; Orozco-ter Wengel, P.; Peters, J.; Hunter, L.; Ziaie, H.; Jourabchian, A.; Jowkar, H.; Schaller, G.; Ostrowski, S.; Vercammen, P.; Grange, T.; Schlötterer, C.; Kotze, A.; Geigl, E. M.; Walzer, C.; Burger, P. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Molecular Ecology, 2011, 20, 4, pp 706-724

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