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A Giant Peat Bog, A Horned Oryx, and A Deep Brain Stimulation Accident: NOVA Next Week in Review

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This Week’s NOVA Next Feature Article

What we do with the extinct-in-the-wild scimitar-horned oryx could define conservation in the 21st century. NOVA Next contributor Jori Lewis

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reports on how, in the words of Markus Gusset of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, “the wild of the past simply does not exist anymore.”

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Scimitar-horned oryx rest in the shade at Hai-Bar Nature Reserve in Israel, one of the breeding centers involved in the reintroduction program.

In other news from NOVA and around the web:

Did you miss "D-Day’s Sunken Secrets" this week? Watch it streaming online.