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A team from the US and Brazil put together a feline phylogenetic tree pointing to historical hybridizations between different cat species. The researchers did array-based genotyping profiles and mitochondrial genome sequencing on representatives from across the cat family. Through a phylogenetic analysis focused on the maternal and paternal histories within eight main cat lineages, the study's authors saw signs of mixing between species that had seemingly split from one another.

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