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Modern day lion`s ancestor lived 124,000 years ago

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 22:09

A genetic analysis of living lions and museum specimens has found that the modern day lions` most recent common ancestor lived around 124,000 years ago.

Smaller mammals adapting better to climate change than bigger counterparts

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 13:43

A new research has shed light on the differences in mammal responses to climate change.

Mystery behind white tiger solved

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 11:06

White tigers today are only seen in zoos, but they belong in nature, according to researchers who found new evidence about what makes them white.

Indian tigers face threat `due to lack of genetic diversity`

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 15:42

India`s tigers are facing extinction owing to a collapse in the variety of their mating partners and the resultant lack of genetic diversity, according to a first-of-its-kind research.

Chimps show greater genetic diversity than humans

Last Updated: Monday, March 05, 2012, 15:43

Groups of chimpanzees within central Africa are more different genetically than humans living on different continents, a study has found.