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    Scientists trying to clone, resurrect extinct mammoth

    A team of scientists from Japan, Russia and the United States hopes to clone a mammoth, a symbol of Earth’s ice age that ended 12,000 years ago, according to a report in Japan’s Yomiuri Shimbun. The researchers say they hope to produce a baby mammoth within six years.

    The scientists say they will extract DNA from a mammoth carcass that has been preserved in a Russian laboratory and insert it into the egg cells of an African elephant in hopes of producing a mammoth embryo.
    More here: Scientists trying to clone, resurrect extinct mammoth – This Just In - CNN.com Blogs

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    Note to scientist, see Jurassic Park.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Note to scientist, see Jurassic Park.
    Those were mean old dinosaurs, these are cute, cuddly, woolly mammoths. Totally different situation!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    Those were dinosaurs, these are mammoths. Totally different situation.
    I think this is a mammoth mistake.
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    Well, probably a dumb idea... but i wouldnt mind seeing a wooly mammoth in person.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmur5074 View Post
    Well, probably a dumb idea... but i wouldnt mind seeing a wooly mammoth in person.
    You could raise one on your farm!

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    I could have a mammoth burger :wave2:
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I could have a mammoth burger :wave2:

    Correction: mammoth and elephant burger.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    You could raise one on your farm!

    I would really have to rethink my fencing.
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    Cuddly?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post
    Cuddly?

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    It'll be neat to see if they can do it. I wish they could bring the dodo bird back.
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