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Historical sampling reveals dramatic demographic changes in western gorilla populations

Olaf Thalmann15*, Daniel Wegmann2, Marie Spitzner1, Mimi Arandjelovic1, Katerina Guschanski1, Christoph Leuenberger3, Richard A Bergl4 and Linda Vigilant1*

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1 Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

2 Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Los Angeles, 621 Charles E. Young Dr South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

3 Département de mathématiques, Université de Fribourg, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

4 North Carolina Zoological Park, 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205, USA

5 Division of Genetics and Physiology, Department of Biology, University of Turku, Vesilinnantie 5, 20014 Turku, Finland

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:85  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-85

Published: 1 April 2011

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