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5 Endangered Species Making Incredible Comebacks

By Koty Neelis

When it comes to saving endangered species, progress is an ongoing effort. Due to issues like poaching, the destruction of natural habitats, and illegal trade, animals face extinction for a number of reasons. 

Though some scientists are trying to bring extinct animal species back from the dead by resurrecting their DNA and using other modern genetic technologies, others are trying to save the species we still have through enacting law and policy to protect them, creating new habitat reserves, and reducing threats to wildlife that can lead to their endangerment. Here are a few animal species once threatened with extinction that are now making epic comebacks. 

1. Mountain gorillas