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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 Rogers (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 Woolsey (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 (304)
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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