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IVF has finally worked. This will keep the species from going extinct. The sad thing is that so many populations are inbred. Hopefully IVF will remedy this.

Cheetah cubs born through IVF in scientific breakthrough for species at Columbus Zoo - CNN

"While scientists have been studying IVF and embryo transfer in cheetahs for 15 years, this is just the third time it was attempted and the first time cubs were successfully born, the National Zoo said."
 

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IVF has finally worked. This will keep the species from going extinct. The sad thing is that so many populations are inbred. Hopefully IVF will remedy this.

Cheetah cubs born through IVF in scientific breakthrough for species at Columbus Zoo - CNN

"While scientists have been studying IVF and embryo transfer in cheetahs for 15 years, this is just the third time it was attempted and the first time cubs were successfully born, the National Zoo said."




That is really great news. Up here in Nevada we have a place called Animal Ark that is a refuge for all sorts of critters, including cheetahs.

It is one of the very few places in the USA where you can see the cheetahs run at full speed.
 

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IVF has finally worked. This will keep the species from going extinct. The sad thing is that so many populations are inbred. Hopefully IVF will remedy this.

Cheetah cubs born through IVF in scientific breakthrough for species at Columbus Zoo - CNN

"While scientists have been studying IVF and embryo transfer in cheetahs for 15 years, this is just the third time it was attempted and the first time cubs were successfully born, the National Zoo said."

 

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IVF has finally worked. This will keep the species from going extinct. The sad thing is that so many populations are inbred. Hopefully IVF will remedy this.

Cheetah cubs born through IVF in scientific breakthrough for species at Columbus Zoo - CNN

"While scientists have been studying IVF and embryo transfer in cheetahs for 15 years, this is just the third time it was attempted and the first time cubs were successfully born, the National Zoo said."
They have the prettiest faces of all the "Big Cats".
 

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IVF has finally worked. This will keep the species from going extinct. The sad thing is that so many populations are inbred. Hopefully IVF will remedy this.

Cheetah cubs born through IVF in scientific breakthrough for species at Columbus Zoo - CNN

"While scientists have been studying IVF and embryo transfer in cheetahs for 15 years, this is just the third time it was attempted and the first time cubs were successfully born, the National Zoo said."

Too bad the Africans hunted them to the brink of extinction.

Thankfully American scientists can save them, look at those scientists:
 
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IVF has finally worked. This will keep the species from going extinct. The sad thing is that so many populations are inbred. Hopefully IVF will remedy this.

Cheetah cubs born through IVF in scientific breakthrough for species at Columbus Zoo - CNN

"While scientists have been studying IVF and embryo transfer in cheetahs for 15 years, this is just the third time it was attempted and the first time cubs were successfully born, the National Zoo said."

Too bad the Africans hunted them to the brink of extinction.

Thankfully American scientists can save them:
You mean like the whites did with the Tasmanians?
 

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