How do cats earn their stripes? It’s all in the DNA

A newly-discovered animal gene may explain how the common housecat comes to have a blotchy or stripey tabby fur pattern.

Scientists have found new DNA evidence which begins to solve the mystery of coat patterns in mammals.

The recently-found gene is one of several that collaborate to create the distinctive design of a cat’s coat, and it’s the first of the pattern genes to be identified.

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