Reintroduction of Animals into the Wild

The reintroduction, or release, of animals into the wild can be an important tool in conservation. While the process of reintroduction can be slow, difficult, and very costly, it can also bring back species from the brink of extinction and give animals a chance of surviving and reproducing in the wild. The topic of reintroduction is filled with stories of courage, heartbreak, and determination against the odds.

Click on the pictures below to learn more about successful and ongoing reintroductions,

and some of the major challenges that the animals face.


On any of the pages, you can hover your mouse over a species name to reveal its species profile

and learn its unique story.

Also, you can put your newfound knowledge to the test with trivia on each page!

With each question you answer correctly, youíll unlock a letter.

After answering all the questions, put the letters together to answer the bonus question below. If correct, youíll unlock a special prize!

Arabian Oryx by: Panarria

CAC is a program of the Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relations at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY.