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Resurrecting the extinct Great Auk (Pinguinus impennis)

Discussion in 'Wildlife & Nature Conservation' started by Surroundx, 20 Aug 2016.

  1. Surroundx

    Surroundx Well-Known Member

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    Plot hatched to reintroduce extinct great auk to British shores

    The great auk could return to British shores for the first time in almost 200 years after geneticists hatched a plan to bring the extinct bird back from the dead.

    An international team of scientists has met to discuss reintroducing the flightless marine birds onto the Farne islands off the north-east coast of England.

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