Some articles on captive breeding program, program, captive:
... success, in the early 1980s, some conservation organizations began a captive breeding program for the Sumatran rhinoceros ... Between 1984 and 1996, this ex situ conservation program transported 40 Sumatran rhinos from their native habitat to zoos and reserves across the world ... While hopes were initially high, and much research was conducted on the captive specimens, by the late 1990s, not a single rhino had been born in the program, and most of its proponents agreed the ...
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