Infographic: Animals of Different Species Hybridize
Infographic: Animals of Different Species Hybridize
The offspring of crosses between related species can sometimes fill a new environmental niche, and such hybridizations may even lead to speciation.
Infographic: Animals of Different Species Hybridize
Infographic: Animals of Different Species Hybridize

The offspring of crosses between related species can sometimes fill a new environmental niche, and such hybridizations may even lead to speciation.

The offspring of crosses between related species can sometimes fill a new environmental niche, and such hybridizations may even lead to speciation.

sympatric speciation
Hybrid Animals Are Not Nature’s Misfits
Hybrid Animals Are Not Nature’s Misfits
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2021
In the 20th century, animals such as mules and ligers that had parents of different species were considered biological flukes, but genetic sequencing is beginning to unravel the critical role of hybridization in evolution.
Monkey See, Monkey Don’t
Monkey See, Monkey Don’t
Bob Grant | Jun 30, 2014
Species in a tightly knit genus of Old World primates have evolved tell-tale facial characteristics to prevent hybridization, a study shows.