6 Ways Species Rely on Humans for Survival

Sometimes, a species has declined so dramatically that they require serious human intervention to ensure they don’t disappear forever. Here are six ways we’re using conservation and science to keep those species alive.
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Sources:

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/the-dilemma-of-conservation-reliance-when-a-species-needs-help-indefinitely/

Condor

https://www.peregrinefund.org/projects/california-condor

https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/species/birds/California_condor/

Golden frog

https://nationalzoo.si.edu/center-for-species-survival/news/science-rescue-fightforfrogs

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6389/621

Tortoises

Restoring Existing Tortoise Populations

Breaking: Female Tortoise Found on Fernandina Island

Alula

https://e360.yale.edu/features/extreme-botany-the-precarious-science-of-saving-rare-endangered-plants

Karner Blue Butterfly

https://www.nature.org/en-us/explore/animals-we-protect/karner-blue-butterfly/

Image Sources:

Brighamia insignis in the wild in 1982.