I know all you Cat furs will love this article that appeared on Science News It explains why humans are not the dominant species on this planet, cats are.
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In the deepest dive yet into the genetic history of cats, molecular biologists Eva-Maria Geigl and Thierry Grange of the Institute Jacques Monod in Paris and colleagues collected mitochondrial DNA from 352 ancient cats and 28 modern wildcats. These felines spanned 9,000 years and regions stretching across Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia. Mothers pass mitochondria to their offspring. Scientists use variations of mitochondrial DNA, called mitotypes, to track maternal lineages.
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