Extinct Caribbean bird’s closest relatives hail from Africa, South Pacific — Repeating Islands

A report from 7th Space. In a genetic surprise, ancient DNA shows the closest family members of an extinct bird known as the Haitian cave-rail are not in the Americas, but Africa and the South Pacific, uncovering an unexpected link between Caribbean bird life and the Old World. Like many animals unique to the Caribbean, […]

Extinct Caribbean bird’s closest relatives hail from Africa, South Pacific — Repeating Islands

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