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Scientists unravel mystery behind Odisha’s ‘black tigers’

New Delhi: The enduring mystery behind the ‘black tigers’ of Similipal in Odisha may finally have been solved with researchers identifying a single mutation in a gene that causes their distinctive stripes to broaden and spread into their tawny pelt, occasionally appearing entirely dark. Considered mythical for centuries, the ‘black tigers’ have long been a subject […]