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8 endangered species that are being reintroduced around the world

Conservation projects around the world are helping to bring back endangered and extinct wildlife species.

Conservation projects around the world are helping to bring back endangered and extinct wildlife species. Image: Unsplash/David Marcu

Victoria Masterson
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The reintroduction of species like the endangered wild horses helps to boost biodiversity in nature. Image: Rewilding Europe

Vultures biodiversity loss endangered species habitat loss reintroduction
Vulture populations are now slowly increasing, because of reintroduction programmes and species protection Image: Rewilding Europe / Bogdan Boev

Brush-tailed bettong rat kangaroos biodiversity Australia endangered mammal
The brush-tailed bettong, or woylie, an endangered mammal, has been reintroduced to Australia. Image: Flickr/Arthur Chapman

Red kite endangered biodiversity extinction
Reintroducing the endangered red kites to the UK has been a huge success story. Image: Unsplash/David Adams

Wild Przewalski's horse biodiversity endangered species
An endangered wild horse species called Przewalski's horse is said to be the world’s only truly wild horse. Image: Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

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