Orange-bellied parrot shows there's more to saving endangered species than captive breeding
By Dejan Stojanovic, Postdoctoral Fellow, Australian National University
Carolyn Hogg, Senior Research Manager, University of Sydney
Rob Heinsohn, Professor of Evolutionary and Conservation Biology, Australian National University
New research shows that if captive breeding stopped tomorrow, orange-bellied parrots would soon become extinct. So we’re locked into breeding programs until we can solve the underlying problems.
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- Sunday, March 12, 2023