Can two frozen testicles bring back the Spix’s Macaw? November 2015

The Spix’s Macaw Presley, which inspired the animated film "Rio" was discovered by a veterinary assistant in the United States and returned to Brazil to be used for breeding. 

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Brazilian journalist, Roberto Kaz, wrote this interesting article with the sub-title  "The discovery of a parrot named Presley could help resurrect a near extinct species" in November 2015, which was published by the National Audaubon Society.

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 " Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret "

( If you drive out nature with a pitchfork, she will soon find a way back)

Horace (65-8 BC)