That’s Why Huskies Have Blue Eyes

The duplication of a specific canine chromosome is responsible for the piercing blue eyes in Siberian huskies. According to a study published Thursday in PLOS Genetics, researchers tested more than 6,000 dogs and found that the duplication of canine chromosome 18 is strongly linked with the breed’s distinctive eye color. Find out more!

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