“Unbelievable!” Verum was overjoyed.
“Does this book have images of animals and plants that existed on Planet Earth and are now extinct,” Orak asked.
“Yes! All of them. See, here’s a dinosaur!” Felix flipped a few pages over to show the long-necked dino to Orak.
“Fantastic! I wish we could bring back the creatures that are extinct now,” Orak said.
“Well, it is difficult to revive an extinct animal or plant, but recently, it has been revealed that human efforts have helped revive about 95 species of animals and plants!
A team of experts at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), studied these 95 animals and plants and found out that they had become extinct in the wild in 1950 but were revived in human-run institutions such as zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, and seed banks,” Felix explained.“Well, not all the species, but the study showed that at least 50% of the time, humans could revive an extinct species. Till now, humans managed to revive the European bison, an antelope species called oryx, several Polynesian tree snails, and the yellow flowering toromiro. They are also planning to revive a certain species of horses and kingfisher birds,” Felix smiled.