Ethiopian Lions are Genetically Unique

Lions in Ethiopia have a large, dark mane, extending from the head, neck and chest to the belly, as well as being smaller and more compact than other lions (Figure 1). Until recently, it was assumed that these features were part of the normal variation in lions across the whole of East Africa. Read More...

Who’s Your Alpha Wolf Now? Genomic Sweep in Isle Royale Wolf Packs

Isle Royale in Lake Superior has been a laboratory for the study of wolf biology for over half a century (Figure 1). Wolves (Canis lupus) first colonized the island in 1950 by walking across 24 kilometers of frozen ice from the Canadian mainland. Since the arrival Read More...