A new Spotting mutation?

 A new spotting mutation appears

Read all about this probable spotting mutation that has appeared recently in Mongolian gerbils in the informative article by Kira Gysel on the subject.  The article explores its origins and subsequent breeding of the coat colour and explains how it can cause potential health problems.  To accompany the article readers may also find the new article "Further Notes on Spotting Genes in Gerbils" an interesting read.

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Persian Jirds

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