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(From The Nation (Thailand))
Byline: The Nation.
Group of researchers say they may have the key to saving the species
Thai scientists are one step closer to being able to breed elephants from frozen sperm, and if an artificial insemination project continues its success, the Thai elephant will be saved from possible extinction, a researcher said yesterday.
The artificial breeding programme for Thai elephants is a cooperative project between Chiang Mai's Mae Sa Elephant Camp, Kasetsart University (KU) and Lampang's Thai Elephant Conservation Centre (TECC). The programme began in 2000.
"We are now having success with artificial …