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Was Charles II of Spain unlucky or inevitble mistake of bio?

  1. Nov 13, 2016 #1
    Was Charles II of Spain unlucky or inevitable mistake of biology?

    As you can see in the pictures, Charles II of Spain was born as a child of relatives. Due to inbreeding depression,he had a lots of abnormalities. But was it just a mere coincidence that the recessive deleterious genes ended up in his bag, or it was inevitable for him to have good genes due to his hierarchy???

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    Actually Charles had some abnormalities, for eg. He was always sick and weak, his face was quite prolonged and he had a very long tounge, due to which he had to drool. Here is a picture of his-------

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  3. Nov 14, 2016 #2

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    You would need to furnish peer reviewed research showing a genetic link to abnormalities for him and ask what in that research you do not understand.
     
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