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[–] TheRealMaestro 0 points 19 points (+19|-0) ago  (edited ago)

The original paper is here, for those interested. There might however be another cause for the gap in the above picture; only West Africans were sampled. Abyssinia and surrounding areas are generally considered the intermediate zone between Caucasoid and Negroid; traditionally these people were called Hamitic. This is not to say that racial differences do not exist, but I find it wiser to base these analyses on physical qualities as has traditionally been done, than to rush into the world of genetic classification, which in my experience as a taxonomy enthusiast tends to produce rather bizarre groupings.