Whole-Genome Data Point to Four Species of Giraffe
Whole-Genome Data Point to Four Species of Giraffe
The genome sequences of 51 giraffes from all over Africa contribute to the latest attempt in an ongoing pursuit to pin down a species number.
Whole-Genome Data Point to Four Species of Giraffe
Whole-Genome Data Point to Four Species of Giraffe

The genome sequences of 51 giraffes from all over Africa contribute to the latest attempt in an ongoing pursuit to pin down a species number.

The genome sequences of 51 giraffes from all over Africa contribute to the latest attempt in an ongoing pursuit to pin down a species number.

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Genome Reveals Clues to Giraffes’ “Blatantly Strange” Body Shape
Genome Reveals Clues to Giraffes’ “Blatantly Strange” Body Shape
Amanda Heidt | Mar 19, 2021
The physiological demands of that long neck get support from a gene involved in strengthening bones and blood vessels, researchers find after inserting the sequence in mice.
Conflicts of Interest at Conservation Group IUCN: Investigation
Conflicts of Interest at Conservation Group IUCN: Investigation
Amy Schleunes | Feb 14, 2020
Buzzfeed uncovers trophy hunters among the ranks of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, which, critics say, may be impeding wildlife protection.
Earth Experiencing Sixth Mass Extinction: Study
Earth Experiencing Sixth Mass Extinction: Study
Kerry Grens | Jul 11, 2017
Scientists describe the number of vertebrate species experiencing population declines as “biological annihilation.”
IUCN Declares Giraffes Vulnerable to Extinction
IUCN Declares Giraffes Vulnerable to Extinction
Ben Andrew Henry | Dec 8, 2016
The iconic mammals have been declining in number for decades and could face extinction if conservation measures are not enacted.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 19, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Catherine Offord | May 17, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
 
Giraffe in Half
Giraffe in Half
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2016
Watch footage from the public dissection of Marius, the young giraffe at the Copenhagen Zoo who was ultimately fed to predators at the facility. (CAUTION: GRAPHIC IMAGES)
Not Your Average Deer
Not Your Average Deer
Karen Zusi | Dec 4, 2015
A new fossil species helps resolve the evolutionary relationships of an extinct group of ruminants.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Karen Zusi | Oct 22, 2015
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Spotting a Giraffe's Age
Cristina Luiggi | Apr 11, 2012
A giraffe’s spots can give away its years.