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10 odd ways we protect endangered species

By: Laura Moss on Sept. 10, 2010, 11:50 a.m.
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In the name of survival

Conservationists often go to extremes to protect endangered species and save them from extinction. Here's a look at some of the strangest things mankind has done to prevent a species from being wiped off the planet — from developing alluring bird perfume to cloning an animal from beyond the grave. (Text: Laura Moss)