Tequila splitfins at the Aquazoo Loebbecke Museum | Photo: zoos.media

Biodiversity: The tale of the ‘un-extinct’ fish

Published on bbc.com the 29.12.2021. | By: Victoria Gill

The Tequila fish would have long since disappeared from the face of the earth were it not for animal keepers and conservation breeding in zoos and aquariums, amongst others.

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Note: We reported about this special species back in 2019.

Currently, the media has taken a great interest in this species. However, this shows that zoological institutions often take care of species long before they become interesting to the public eye. Chester Zoo, which is also mentioned in the video, is part of the reason for the current media interest in the species in the UK.

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