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- v. Present participle of interbreed.
- n. breeding within a narrow range of individuals
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The process of breeding between different species or varieties; cross-breeding; hybridization.
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- n. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
- n. reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)
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The concept of a species whose capital depends upon interbreeding is complex.
Svante Paabo of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany had previously dismissed the idea of interbreeding when he analysed Neanderthal mitochondrial
The AKC is rigorously against any kind of interbreeding, and has adopted a system of “pure” breeds that guarantees extensive amounts of destructive inbreeding will continue.
In fact, recent evidence from the sequencing of the Neanderthal genome suggests interbreeding, meaning
One period of interbreeding occurred around 60,000 years ago in the eastern Mediterranean, the other around 45,000 years ago in eastern Asia.
In fact, researchers can actually narrow down the location where at least some of this hanky panky happened. all non-Africans – be they from France, China or Papua New Guinea – share the same amount of Neanderthal DNA, suggesting that interbreeding occurred before those populations split.
The findings support scientists who believe there is evidence of interbreeding in fossils.
The preliminary results were encouraging, so he kept at it, selecting out the most effective strains and interbreeding them.
She found that the best explanation was if there were two periods of interbreeding between modern humans and another human species – and that Neanderthals were the only likely candidate.
The researchers found evidence of interbreeding between Neanderthals and modern Africans – supporting the theory.