Bringing back extinct animal species could potentially wipe out one or more existing animal species.
Global cheetah population has dropped with just 7,100 left.
A new extinct species of shark was identified using fossilized bone found in California, North Carolina, Peru and Japan. The 20-million-year old fossil coudl be related to the infamous Megalodon.
The Western Australia dibbler was thought to be extinct. However, after nearly 20 years of the repopulation program, Perth Zoo celebrated the birth of the 1000th baby dibbler named Miles.
A new paper suggests recommendations on how to make the science of de-extinction more ecologically smart.
Efforts are being undertaken to get Manatees back in the Caribbean after being endangered. The Singapore Zoo recently released two young manatees to the island region as part of a repopulation project for the endangered sea cows led by the Guadeloupe National Park.
A newly discovered but extinct bird species marks a change in Galapagos Island, resulting to a huge blow in the idyllic landscape.
With science stepping up to the plate, this might be the last chance to save this species from extinction.
Dinosaur extinction was caused by an asteroid impact 66 million years ago that also triggered a series of volcanic eruptions, say researchers from the University of California Berkeley.
There have been no signs of wild Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia since 2007. Since fewer than 100 Sumatran rhinoceros remain in Indonesia, conservation and breeding efforts are encouraged. The tiger was saved in India by similar strong conservation efforts by government.
The desert's most symbolic animal, the camel, actually roamed Canada's High Arctic more than 3 million years ago, when the region was warmer than today and covered by a forest.