03/25/2020According to ancient feline DNA analysis, domestic cats are likely descended from the African wildcat (lat. Felis silvestris lybica) several thousand years ago. However, selective cat breeding only appeared over the last 50 years, which in evolutionary terms is a very short time for robust genetically different sub-populations within an animal species to form.
03/12/2020As we look at the news today, the Coronavirus Disease, commonly called COVID-19, is dominating the headlines. This virus, which likely originated in bats, has been able to spread to people and thrive, spreading to almost all countries around the world.