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Redheads set for extinction

A redhead ladyRedheads are becoming rarer and could be extinct in 100 years, according to genetic scientists.

Less than two per cent of the world's population has natural red hair, created by a mutation in northern Europe thousands of years ago.

Global intermingling, which broadens the availability of possible partners, has reduced the chances of redheads meeting and producing little redheads of their own.

Some experts say that redheads could be gone as early as 2060, but others say the gene can be dormant for generations before returning.

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Link & Image: Daily Telegraph
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