In 1982, only 22 California condors survived. During the past thirty years, extensive breeding efforts have been undertaken to restore the population using these few individuals. This is an example of which genetic mechanism?

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Bottleneck effect


Founder effect


Gene flow


Consanguineous mating


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Bottleneck effect

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