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Playboy tortoise had so much sex he saved his entire species (cnn.com)
24 points by Tomte 8 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments





Great example of founder effect in action. This population will be studies for as long as humans keep the thread history intact.

I do wonder how genetic variation is maintained when you have common lineage like this.

It isn't maintained, see "population bottleneck" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Population_bottleneck#Other_an...



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