OMIA 000299-439323 : Dwarfism, generic in Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
History: Brown and Wells (2020) reported two "giraffe[s that] exhibited extremely shortened radius and metacarpal bones relative to other similarly aged giraffe", one in each of "two geographically distinct taxa: a Nubian giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis camelopardalis) in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda and an Angolan giraffe (Giraffa giraffa angolensis) on a private farm in central Namibia."
|2020||Brown, M.B., Wells, E. :|
|Skeletal dysplasia-like syndromes in wild giraffe. BMC Res Notes 13:569, 2020. Pubmed reference: 33380342. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-020-05403-9.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 08 Jan 2021
- Changed by Frank Nicholas on 08 Jan 2021