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The Last Wild Horse: The Return of the Takhi tells how teams of conservation biologists have reintroduced herds of takhi horses back to Mongolia, where they had become extinct in the wild.

This feature story illustrates the process of science because it shows scientists testing their hypothesis about how to successfully reintroduce an endangered species from captivity into the wild. (Read more about The Scientific Process.)

This Classroom Discussion Activity can be used to connect your students to the process of science, highlight overarching scientific themes, and enhance comprehension of the story.

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