Inbreeding coupled with a changing climate may have pushed the woolly mammoth into ultimate extinction, a new study suggests.
Researchers have suggested that neck ribs in woolly mammoths can provide clues about their decline and eventual extinction.
A new study has revealed that female mice prefer songs of mice that are different from their parents when selecting a mate in order to avoid the risk of inbreeding.
Scientists have solved the long-standing mystery of the only known albino gorilla in the world, claiming that its unusual white colouring was the result of inbreeding.
Skull pieces of an early human buried for 100,000 years at Xujiayao in the Nihewan Basin of northern China exhibit a now-rare congenital deformation that indicates inbreeding.
Seabirds are able to identify their relatives from smell alone, scientists have claimed.
After nearly disappearing in the United States, the bloodsucking pests have made a comeback in recent years.
Birds may have a more highly developed sense of smell than researchers suspected.
Day in Pics: 31st March
Showbiz World - March 31, 2015
Katrina Kaif’s wax statue at Madame Tussauds unveiled!