Evolution: Untangling the Woolly Rhino’s Extinction

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The woolly rhinoceros was a charismatic inhabitant of the frigid steppes of Pleistocene Eurasia. Now, the genome of an 18,500-year-old woolly rhino has been sequenced. It points to a thriving population less than 5000 years before the species disappeared.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1087-R1090
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number19
StatePublished - Oct 5 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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