Grey Squirrel Genome Note

The genome assembly for the Eastern Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) has now been released on Wellcome Open Research: https://wellcomeopenresearch.org/articles/5-27

This follows the recent release of the red squirrel genome assembly, and together these genomes may have implications for squirrel conservation both in the UK and elsewhere: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/news/view/red-and-grey-squirrel-genomes-could-hold-key-survival-reds-britain-and-ireland

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