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Embryos of World's Most Endangered Cat Preserved for 1st Time

Science & Tech  (tags: concept, research, scientists, wild cat, extinction, liberian lynx, endangered, protect, save, good news )

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It seems counterintuitive that castration could help save a species facing extinction. But through removing the ovaries of a female Iberian lynx, scientists say they were able to collect and preserve embryos from the world's most endangered wild cat.

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Kelly R (303)
Sunday March 24, 2013, 11:32 pm
I think it is a great idea however I am not on the Island of Morow or Plum Island. google Plum Island some hanious stuff happens over there. Sometimes it floats to New York

Darren W (218)
Monday March 25, 2013, 1:43 am
Thanks for sharing this. . . the thing they need to do now is try and breed the species. . .

John B (185)
Monday March 25, 2013, 7:41 pm
Thanks Giana for posting the link to the article by Megan Gannon. Extremely interesting concept and it just might be the right thing. Read and noted

Gloria p (310)
Tuesday March 26, 2013, 2:52 am
Lynx are beautiful cats. I hope it works.

Kenneth L (314)
Tuesday March 26, 2013, 11:04 am
Pretty cat. Thanks Giana.

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday March 26, 2013, 12:54 pm

Nelson Baker (0)
Tuesday March 26, 2013, 3:25 pm
I hope they increase in numbers.

Jeremy S (3)
Tuesday March 26, 2013, 6:51 pm
The cat pictured has beautiful fur. I hope his or her species survives and prospers.

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday March 27, 2013, 8:34 am
If people would only leave them be, the numbers would raise quickly!

Suzanne L (99)
Wednesday March 27, 2013, 1:52 pm
Thanks Giana.

Sergio Padilla (65)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 5:03 pm
Thanks, noted
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