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Reversing extinction in China's Père David's deer

Zhang, Yuanyuan; Bai, Jiade; Zhu, Annah; Chen, Ruishan; Xue, Dayuan; Zhong, Zhenyu; Cheng, Zhibin

Abstract

Pere David's deer (Elaphurus davidianus) became extinct in the wild in China in the late 19th century, but after reintroduction three decades go. The population has grown more than 8000 individuals with at least 2420 living in the wild in China. A successful story.