Pyrenean Ibex - Extinct, Brought back, ...7 minutes later, Extinct!    ~WTF!?! weird & not-so-fun-fun facts

There was a cloning project to revive the extinct Ibex, which resulted in a female being cloned back in to existence. However, it died 7 minutes later, making his species extinct again.

Pyrenean Ibex - The Pyrenean ibex is one of two extinct subspecies of the Spanish ibex. The species was once numerous and roamed across France and Spain, but by the early 1900s its numbers had fallen to fewer than 100. The last Pyrenean ibex, a female nicknamed Celia, was found dead in northern Spain on Jan. 6, 2000, killed by a falling tree.

Researchers in Spain to attempt to clone extinct mountain goatThe bucardo (Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica) was a sub-species of mountain ibex that lived in the Pyrenees.

Pyrenean Ibex, became EXTINCT in 2000. The last of this subspecies of Spanis ibex died in the wild in 2000 when a tree fell on her. Scientist had taken samples of the last ibex’s DNA in 1999, and in 2009 scientist had mixed the DNA with domestic goat eggs to create a clone. However, the cloned baby ibex died shortly after birth due to lung defects.

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The Pyrenean Ibex (Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica) is an ibex, one of the two subspecies of Spanish Ibex, extinct since January

In 2009 the extinct Pyrenean ibex (Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica), was cloned.The clone lived for only 7 minutes. Many argue that because of its death at cloning, the last Pyrenean ibex became extinct twice.

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Pyrenean ibex Pyrenean ibex  The Pyrenean ibex lived in Southern France and the Northern Pyrenees, but died out in January 2000. In January 2000, the Pyrenean ibex became extinct, but scientists have attempted to clone them using DNA from one of the last females; one such clone died several minutes after being born. Pyrenean ibex

Three skull fossils of Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica, one of the two subspecies of the Iberian wild goat, from between and years ago have shed light on their size, origin and post-Ice environmental conditions.

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The Pyrenean Ibex has one of the more interesting stories among extinct animals, since it was the first species to ever be brought back into existence via cloning, only to go extinct again just seven minutes after being born due to lung failure.

Pyrenean Ibex.  Declared extinct in 2000.  Cause of extinction:  Hunting

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Pyrenean Ibex The last Pyrenean ibex died in However, a cloned ibex, created from skin samples taken from the last Pyrenean ibex, was birthed in It died shortly after birth from lung complications.

The Pyrennean ibex was the first extinct taxon to be formally be resurrected. Sadly, the baby ibex died within five minutes of beating extinction. So close, and yet still too far.

The Pyrenean ibex (Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica) was a subspecies of the Iberian wild goat that went extinct in Once found throughout the French, Spanish and Andorran Pyrenees, the population was severely thinned by hunting.

Pyrenean ibex | 14 extinct animals that could be resurrected | MNN - Mother Nature Network

14 extinct animals that could be resurrected

Pyrenean ibex | 14 extinct animals that could be resurrected | MNN - Mother Nature Network

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