About the Authors

Carlos A. Driscoll

bigscience@ncifcrf.gov (CAD); obrien@ncifcrf.gov (SJO)

Affiliations Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Tubney, Oxon, United Kingdom, Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Nobuyuki Yamaguchi

Address Current address: Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Qatar, Doha, Qatar

Affiliation Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Tubney, Oxon, United Kingdom

Gila Kahila Bar-Gal

Affiliation Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment Quality Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel

Alfred L. Roca

Affiliations Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, SAIC-Frederick, NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Shujin Luo

Affiliation Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

David W. Macdonald

Affiliation Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Tubney, Oxon, United Kingdom

Stephen J. O'Brien

bigscience@ncifcrf.gov (CAD); obrien@ncifcrf.gov (SJO)

Affiliation Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CAD. Performed the experiments: CAD GKBG. Analyzed the data: CAD ALR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CAD NY GKBG SJL. Wrote the paper: CAD. Edited text: SJO ALR DWM.