Wildlife sperm banks established in Thailand

Thailand News Breaking News

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In a bid to increase the population of wild animals in Thailand, sperm banks holding specimens from endangered and rare species have been established while a pilot project to release thousands of animals in national forests is being pushed forward, officials said at a seminar yesterday.

Ampika Thongpakdee of the Zoological Park Organisation of Thailand said there are 20 sperm banks where semen and cells of rare and endangered species are kept frozen.

Read more: The Nation



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