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Ex-situ Conservation of Biodiversity

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Gene library - definition

  • A gene library is a collection of the total genomic DNA from a single organism.

Gene bank - definition

  • Gene banks are a type of biorepository which preserve genetic material.

Role of zoological parks in wildlife conservation - definition

  • Zoological park is involved in the rescue of many species of threatened with extinction.
  • Crocodile rehabilitation project is being run by FAO to rehabilitate crocodiles.
  • Himalayan Musk Deer is bred at Kufri.
  • Attempts have been made for the preservation of Blackbuk, Sambar and Spotted Deer.

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