This is how 5 ‘extinct’ animals came back to life

The elephant shrew has been rediscovered in Africa. Image:

Sean Fleming

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The Somali elephant shrew can reach speeds of 30 kilometres an hour. Image: Steven Heritage / CC4.0
Each breeding pair of Cahows produces one egg a year, of which 40-50% fail to hatch. Image: Richard Crossley / CC 3.0

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