Naemorhedus goral (Goral)
Skin biopsies of both animals came from the San Diego Zoo. The male specimen belongs to the subspecies N. g. cranbrooki (red goral), and the female, N. g. griseus (Burmese or West Chinese goral). Both possess one unpaired submetacentric (element 5) and an acrocentric (last autosome), which are presumed to be involved in a Robertsonian system. The sex chromosomes were identified by autoradiography of the female which was also studied by Wurster (1). It is not known whether animals with a diploid number 56 or 54 chromosomes exist.
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