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Development and Genetic Characteristics of the Selkirk Rex Cats

Min Wang

Abstract


The Selkirk Rex is one of the four curly cats and is the latest in a long line of natural breeds. Naturally occurring cat breeds, unlike those that have been bred in captivity, appear without any human involvement.

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Selkirk Re; Cat

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18282/l-e.v9i3.1558

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