Long Evans

Origin

Originated by Drs. Long and Evans in 1915 by crossing several Wistar Institute white females with a wild gray male. To Charles River from Canadian Breeding Farm and Laboratories in 1978.

Strain Code

006

Coat color

White with black hood; occasionally white with brown hood

Research application

General multipurpose model, behavioral research, diet-induced obesity

Breeding location

US, Germany, Canada