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Chromosomal rearrangements of Psittacidae evolution: zoo-fish in Amazona vittata and in silico analysis of chromosomal rearrangements validated by de novo PCR
The Puerto Rican parrot (Amazona vittata, AVI) is a critically endangered species and the only native parrot species remaining on all U.S. territories. After its genome was sequenced through a community-funded project, we ...
Conservation practices induce dialect formation in the endangered Puerto Rican amazon (Amazona vittata)
Captive breeding is a conservation strategy that often results in behavioral changes in animals born and reared in captivity. Culturally transmitted behaviors, such as learned vocal signals, are particularly prone to change ...