NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The genomes of big cats like tigers, lions, and snow leopards show hints of genetic changes that allow them to subsist on a largely carnivorous diet as well as other adaptations, researchers from South Korea's Personal Genomics Institute, BGI-Shenzhen in China, and elsewhere reported in Nature Communications today.

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