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Endangered Vulture Species Bred in Captivity for First Time

Three Indian Vulture Gyps indicus chicks were hatched in captivity for the first time ever. Chris Bowden, of BirdLife in the UK, said: "The crisis facing vultures is one of the worst facing the natura…

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Endangered Baby Oryx Born at National Zoo

A baby scimitar-horned oryx was successfully brought into the world at the National Zoo's conservation center. It weighed twenty pounds at birth. Steve Monfort, director of the Smithsonian Conserva…

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