Saturday, 14 February 2015

NEWSLINK-Frozen Lion Semen Gives Hope to Big Cat Conservation

Worried about the fate of big cats around the world? Researchers have now revealed that many endangered species may find salvation from an unlikely source - that being frozen semen. According to a study recently published in the journal Theriogenology, researchers from Berlin have successfully created embryos from African lions via assisted lab-side reproduction.Amazingly, unlike most "test-tube" reproductive cases, the researchers didn't simply use fresh sperm and healthy egg cells taken straight out of a pair of healthy adults. Instead they used immature egg cells from a young lioness and the frozen sperm of an African lion which had been stored in a cryobank for some time.READ MORE-http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/12619/20150209/frozen-lion-semen-gives-hope-big-cat-conservafrozen fertilizationtion.htm

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