New filly for Earina Appaloosa Stud

Whisper's new filly by Firestorm.
Whisper’s new filly Heartbreaker, by Firestorm.

Whisper is the proud mum of a brand new filly foal named Heartbreaker, born early November 2016. Read more

It’s official: Native Americans and Siberians are cousins

Man at the Altai Eagle Festival and Native American Indian man. Outdoor portrait profile. Source: Alamy/Legion Media
Man at the Altai Eagle Festival and Native American Indian man.
Outdoor portrait profile. Source: Alamy/Legion Media

After more than a century of speculation, an international group of geneticists has conclusively proven that the Aztecs, Incas, and Iroquois are closely related to the peoples of Altai, the Siberian region that borders China and Mongolia.

Scientists have suspected for a long time that Native Americans are closely related to the peoples of Altai. The theory of the Altai peoples migrating from Siberia across Chukotka and Alaska, down to the Tierra del Fuego at the tip of South America, appeared almost a century ago

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(February 23, 2016, Aram Ter-Ghazaryan, special to RBTH)