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Inbreeding Detrimental for Survival in Birds

News   Aug 04, 2020 | Original story from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology

 
Inbreeding Detrimental for Survival in Birds

Researchers have studied house sparrows off the Norwegian coast for more than two decades. Their most recent study shows that the more inbred the birds are, the shorter lives they live. It also decreases offspring. Credit: Henrik Jensen, NTNU.

 
 
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