MadSci Network: Genetics

Subject: How many chromosomes does a giraffe have?

Date: Thu Sep 13 13:22:27 2001
Posted by Drusilla
Grade level: 10-12 School: Discovery School
City: Dillwyn State/Province: VA Country: usa
Area of science: Genetics
ID: 1000401747.Ge

I am a teacher at the Discovery School and a student said that giraffes have 
the greatest number of chromosomes recorded so far for any animal. I do not 
know how many they have, so I do not know how to respond. I woumld also like to 
know which organism has the greatest number of chromosomes.

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