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    1. Small release groups can fail to establish populations owing to either chance fates of those individuals (demographic stochasticity), or to low reproduction or survival rates at low densities (Allee effects)

      Initial population has to be large enough to avoid founder effects and stochasticity, as well as remain dense enough to support the survival of individuals.