Contributions to Zoology, 81 (4) – 2012

The endangered Dama dama mesopotamica Brooke, 1875: genetic variability, allelic loss and hybridization signals

José L. Fernández-García1,2

1.  Genetic and Animal Breeding, Veterinary Faculty, Extremadura University, 10003 Cáceres, Spain

2. pepelufe@unex.es

Keywords: breeding and restocking plans,European fallow deer,fallow deer distinctiveness,allele loss,microsatellites,Persian fallow deer.