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Genetic Clues Reveal How Giraffes Got Their Long Necks

http://gizmodo.com/genetic-clues-reveal-how-giraffes-got-their-long-necks-1777049035

For the first time ever, scientists have sequenced the genome of the world’s tallest land species, the giraffe. Surprisingly, this majestic creature required only a small handful of mutations to attain its remarkable physical stature and physiology—but these mutations packed an evolutionary punch.

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