Mountain gorilla inbreeding has distorted their facial features

The mountain gorilla population is small and inbreeding levels are high – and now there’s evidence this inbreeding may explain why some gorillas have distorted facial features Life 23 February 2022 By Christa Lesté-Lasserre An extreme example of facial asymmetry in a female Virunga mountain gorilla cranium McGrath K et al. The degree of distortion … Read more