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Zoo Launches Genetic Project to Save Northern White Rhino

Discussion in 'Yahoo News: Zoos' started by RSS, 26 Feb 2015.

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    * With support from the Seaver Institute, geneticists at San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research are taking the initial steps in an effort to use cryopreserved cells to bring back the northern white rhino from the brink of extinction. Living cells banked in the San Diego Zoo’s Frozen Zoo have preserved the genetic lineage of 12 […] More...