Science Media Centre

Science Media Centre

Science Alert: Experts Respond

Glaciers drove kiwi diversity – Expert reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on August 30th, 2016.

A new study suggests kiwi are more diverse than previously thought, thanks to ice age glaciations driving evolution into multiple lineages. Researchers based in Canada, in collaboration with Department of Conservation scientists, examined a database of kiwi DNA across the geographic range of the five known kiwi species. They found the five kiwi species divided […]

Copyright 2016 Science Media Centre (New Zealand)

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy