Tag: gene flow

June 7, 2022

Maps reveal global connectivity for mammals

Mammals need landscapes that accommodate their movements so they can access food, water and mates, and genes can flow between populations. But that movement is often blocked by human structures...

November 12, 2021

JWM: Beavers are on the move throughout western Oregon

During the early 20th century, many state agencies translocated America beavers to restore them in areas where they had been locally extirpated during the European fur trade. Through translocation and...

December 7, 2018

JWM: Gene diversity high in Missouri deer

Some 1.4 million white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) roam in Missouri today, but less than a century ago, their numbers had dwindled to the verge of extirpation. It would be understandable,...