Extinct Giant Deer Traced to Modern Relative by DNA

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  • Sep 2 2010 9:42 PM

    Wendy Marsters

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In this National Geographic News article, read about DNA research that links a huge, extinct deer with its closets living relative, the fallow deer. This is the first time that DNA analysis has been used to reveal an extinct animal's living descendants. Links to related stories and Web sites are also found on this page.

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