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Scientists rewrite mammoth's family tree using DNA from fossil that's more than one mn years old
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Scientists rewrite mammoth's family tree using DNA from fossil that's more than one mn years old

This mammoth DNA smashes the record for the oldest DNA ever sequenced, which was previously held by a roughly 700,000-year-old horse specimen.

Future seems uncertain: Breathing life into the Corpse flower that smells like death
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Future seems uncertain: Breathing life into the Corpse flower that smells like death

Corpse flowers aren’t doing great in their native home of Sumatra, as they are dwindling because of deforestation for lumber and crops.

African cheetah to be re-introduced in India after it was declared extinct 68 years ago
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African cheetah to be re-introduced in India after it was declared extinct 68 years ago

Experts from the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India visited four places in Madhya Pradesh to look for the best habitat for the reintroduction.

Tiny elephant shrew reappears in two countries after five decades of being thought lost
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Tiny elephant shrew reappears in two countries after five decades of being thought lost

Though the Somali elephant shrew was thought to be a lost species, locals of East Africa identified the animal easily in pictures.

Researchers create another embryo to help bring back the northern white rhino population
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Researchers create another embryo to help bring back the northern white rhino population

The three embryos will be transferred into the womb of a southern white rhino female, to act as a surrogate mother.

Scientists identify new dinosaur species as the largest flying mammal to live
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Scientists identify new dinosaur species as the largest flying mammal to live

Despite their large size and wide distribution, only fragmentary remains have been unearthed.

Genetic studies show that human beings lead to the extinction of the cave bear
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Genetic studies show that human beings lead to the extinction of the cave bear

Homo sapiens originated in Africa more than 300,000 years ago and later spreading worldwide.

Fossils of dinosaurs that lived in a dessert have been unearth in Brazil
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Fossils of dinosaurs that lived in a dessert have been unearth in Brazil

The Vespersaurus lived 90 million years ago and is in the same family as the Velociraptor.

New census method implemented to document elephant population in Kaziranga
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New census method implemented to document elephant population in Kaziranga

Elephants get a unique ID based on their characteristic body feature like ear shape, tusk, tail length.

Liquid blood, urine from 42,000-year-old extinct horse extracted by scientists
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Liquid blood, urine from 42,000-year-old extinct horse extracted by scientists

The body of the extinct horse species was found in perfect condition & scientists are hoping to clone it.

African elephants may be extinct in 20 years
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African elephants may be extinct in 20 years

African elephants could be extinct in the wild within a few decades, experts warned on Monday at a major conservation summit in Botswana.