The simulation is based on the dragon breeding game developed by Patricia TellinghuisenJennifer Sexton and Rachael Shevin. You can find the original article here:

This work was done as part of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action project GenSPaD (Genomic Selection for Pasture Digestibility) . This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 841882.

The dragon graphics originate from Baby vector created by freepik –