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Posted by Maxx MacLeod on April 11, 2003 at 04:12:47:

In Reply to: question for the knowledgable ones posted by mrcanada21 on April 10, 2003 at 11:22:28:

mrcanada21-- The difference is the degree of genetic divergence between the animals in the two areas. As far as outward physical differences, I can't see a difference in them and neither can most other people. I was fortunate to be able to see both subspecies, side-by-side, in a private collection about a month ago. They look the same to me. But the genetics says they're different enough to be subspecies...supposedly. --Maxx


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