Study shows treeshrews break evolutionary ‘rules’


01/10/2018 12:37 PM EST

Northern Slender-tailed Treeshrew

According to a study published in the journal Ecology and Evolution, Tupaia glis, the common treeshrew, defies two widely tested rules that describe patterns of geographical variation within species: the island rule and Bergmann’s rule.

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