Genetics map for bison
Genetics map for Bison, discover gene responsible for albinism. Albinism is an inherited condition in which leads to someone having a very light skin, hair, and eyes. the cause of this is because they have less melanin than usual in their body. The first article talks about how a rare white bison cafe was born in Southwest Wyoming in which the genes led to it having a white and light fur coat. The American bison had some amount of domestic cattle genes in their DNA however breeding and getting a white bison is still rare as in fact according to the National Bison Association the birth of a white bison is one in 10-million occurrence.
Magazine, S. (2023b, May 30). Rare white bison born in Wyoming State Park. Smithsonian.com. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/rare-white-bison-born-in-wyoming-state-park-180982262/
Staff, D. M. | K. (n.d.). 1 in 10 million: Rare white bison born at Bear River State Park. KECI. https://nbcmontana.com/news/offbeat/1-in-10-million-rare-white-bison-born-at-bear-river-state-park-bear-river-albino-indian-tribers-dna-gene-cattle-coloration