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A study with echoes of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories begins to solve the mystery of coat patterns in mammals. Scientists found a similar mechanism responsible for the markings of tabby cats and a rare striped cheetah. They believe the same genes ...
How the Tabby Got Its Blotches
Domestic cats often resemble their larger, wilder counterparts—with black, striped, or tawny fur that presumably helps the big hunters blend into the landscape. For scientists, the genes involved in the evolution of cats' color patterns have been ...