Giant tortoises show rewilding can work

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Tortue géante en Tanzanie

Tortue géante en Tanzanie © AFP PHOTO/MARCO LONGARI

‘Rewilding with taxon substitutes’, the intentional introduction of exotic species to fulfil key functions in ecosystems following the loss of recently extinct species, is highly controversial, partly due to a lack of rigorous scientific studies.

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