Extinction: Why scientists are freezing threatened species in ‘biobanks’

Conservation scientists hope that preserving genetic material offers future insurance against extinction …

Earlier this year at Chester, Goshi, a nine-year-old female jaguar, was found dead in her enclosure. Vet Gabby Drake carefully snipped off the big cat’s left ear, put it in cold packaging and posted it to Nature’s Safe, before sending Goshi for a post mortem.

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