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Scientists Set Out To Make A Dead Wild Ocelot A Father

South Texas is the one place in the U.S. where ocelots breed in the wild. After the death of a male, scientists tried something novel: artificial insemination from a wild ocelot into one at a zoo.

Texas Public Radio's Dominic Anthony Walsh reports they'll know if the effort paid off later this week.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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