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6 Ways Species Rely on Humans for Survival

Sometimes, a species has declined so dramatically that they require serious human intervention to ensure they don’t disappear forever. Here are six ways we’re using conservation and science to keep those species alive.
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Sources:
https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/article/62/10/869/238036
https://www.allaboutbirds.org/the-dilemma-of-conservation-reliance-when-a-species-needs-help-indefinitely/

Condor
https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/California_Condor/lifehistory
https://www.peregrinefund.org/projects/california-condor
https://www.allaboutbirds.org/raising-a-california-condor-chick-takes-hard-work-by-birds-and-humans-alike/
https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/species/birds/California_condor/

Golden frog
https://nationalzoo.si.edu/animals/panamanian-golden-frog
https://nationalzoo.si.edu/center-for-species-survival/news/science-rescue-fightforfrogs
https://nationalzoo.si.edu/center-for-species-survival/assisted-reproduction-and-genome-resource-banking-panamanian-golden

Chytrid Fungus


http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6389/621
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180510150039.htm?utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=ScienceDaily_TMD_1&utm_source=TMD

Tortoises
https://www.galapagos.org/conservation/our-work/tortoise-restoration/repopulating-islands/
https://www.galapagos.org/conservation/our-work/tortoise-restoration/restoring-existing-populations/
https://www.galapagos.org/conservation/our-work/tortoise-restoration/tortoise-breeding-and-rearing-programs/
https://www.galapagos.org/newsroom/fernandina-tortoise-female-2019/

Alula
https://ntbg.org/database/plants/detail/brighamia-insignis
https://e360.yale.edu/features/extreme-botany-the-precarious-science-of-saving-rare-endangered-plants

Karner Blue Butterfly
https://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/insects/kbb/lupine.html
https://www.nature.org/en-us/explore/animals-we-protect/karner-blue-butterfly/
https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/ohio/stories-in-ohio/prescribed-burning/

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:U.S._Fish_and_Wildlife_biologist_Eddie_Owens_places_pipped_egg_from_LA_Zoo_into_wild_California_condor_nest._The_captive_bred_egg_is_replacing_the_wild_laid_egg_that_went_missing_in_March_(likely_due_to_predation)_(26129394772).jpg
https://www.flickr.com/photos/47945928@N02/5262786860

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