Blue Mountains Gazette

Why we shouldn't bring back extinct species

By Rachel Clun
Updated April 6 2017 - 9:43am, first published February 28 2017 - 9:58pm
The last known Tasmanian Tiger, or Thylacine, died at Hobart Zoo in 1936.
The last known Tasmanian Tiger, or Thylacine, died at Hobart Zoo in 1936.

While it may sound like a cool idea to bring animals like the Tasmanian tiger back from extinction, new research shows this would come at the cost of other already threatened species.

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