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DNA provides unique look at moa and climate change

Genetics Otago members Dr Alex Verry, Dr Keiren Mitchell and Dr Nic Rawlence have used ancient DNA to provide new insight into the distribution of the extinct eastern moa altered their distribution in response to climate change.

Read more in the University of Otago media release and in the publication below.


Publication details

Genetic evidence for post-glacial expansion from a southern refugium in the eastern moa (Emeus crassus)
Alexander J F Verry, Kieren J Mitchell, Nicolas J Rawlence
Biology Letters

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