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starship-design: Re: Numbers needed for Colonization

In response to Christoph Kulmann and others who wrote about this subject.

>==> In wildlife biology, it is generally agreed that any population must 
>consist of more than 200 individuals to remain healthy. And if there are 
>less than 50 individuals left, it's most likely that the population is 
>doomed to extinction.
>Note: This is not true for zoos. There are cases in which a whole 
>species (e.g. the onyx antelope) has been successfully recreated on the 
>basis of only 9 specimen.