That’s just what we need! A bunch of mentally deranged woolly mammoths with screwed up DNA running around. Did these “conservationists” not watch Jurassic Park?? And, what happened to humans needing to stop interfering with nature? I guess that only applies to us non-conservationists.
Biologists briefly brought the extinct Pyrenean ibex back to life in 2003 by creating a clone from a frozen tissue sample harvested before the goat’s entire population vanished in 2000. The clone survived just seven minutes after birth, but it gave scientists hope that “de-extinction,” once a pipedream, could become a reality. Ten years later, a group of researchers and conservationists gathered in Washington, D.C., today (March 15) for a forum called TEDxDeExtinction, hosted by the National Geographic Society, to talk about how to revive extinct animals, from the Tasmanian tiger and the saber-toothed tiger to the woolly mammoth….
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