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English translation: bred back

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German term or phrase:rückgezüchtet
English translation:bred back
Entered by: Jeannie Graham
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18:03 Apr 29, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Science - Zoology / deer reserve
German term or phrase: rückgezüchtet
This is from a text about a deer reserve and gives descriptions of different types of deer, wild boar and now wild horses.

Austrian text.

Die Pferde in diesem Gehege sind rückgezüchtete Wildpferde.
Jeannie Graham
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:46
bred back
Explanation:
"Breeding back is an attempt to assemble the genes of an extinct subspecies or domesticated breed, which may still be present in the larger gene pool of the overall species or other interbreedable species. "

http://www.123exp-biology.com/t/01174177050/

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Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 15:46
Grading comment
thank you
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3 +7bred back
Johanna Timm, PhD


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +7
bred back


Explanation:
"Breeding back is an attempt to assemble the genes of an extinct subspecies or domesticated breed, which may still be present in the larger gene pool of the overall species or other interbreedable species. "

http://www.123exp-biology.com/t/01174177050/




    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breeding_back
Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 15:46
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  EdithK
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agree  Nicole Snoek
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agree  Julia Lipeles
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agree  Cetacea
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agree  Ingeborg Gowans
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agree  John Speese: Yes, bred back it is.
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Apr 29, 2008 - Changes made by Johanna Timm, PhD:
Term askedrückgezüchtete » rückgezüchtet
FieldSocial Sciences » Science


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