Can Animals Have down Syndrome?


Down syndrome in animals is very rare, however, in the few animals that it occurs in, it is recorded under very low symptoms. In humans, one in every 700 live human births has Down syndrome.
Q&A Related to "Can Animals Have down Syndrome"
I'm with Javier. The best party to answer would actually be someone with Down Syndrome (no 's by the way) But like Javier, I can tell you my 7 year old son who has Trisomy 21 Down
There's no "Down syndrome gene. The syndrome arises due to a. chromosomal. disorder, so the most widely tool used to see if one has it is performing a. karyotype. Also, there
Goldfish are generally easy to care for and can make suitable classroom pets as they are unlikely to require veterinary care and they do not harbor allergens. According to
Amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling are two
1 Additional Answer
Yes, animals can have Down Syndrome. It has been documented in cats, although it is very rare. It has also been documented in gorillas and monkeys. You can find more information here:
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2015