The issue-focused, peer-reviewed article examines the questions raised by the discovery of woolly mammoths frozen in permafrost and the possibility of cloning this extinct species: Is it moral and ethical to do so? Is it feasible using such ancient DNA? Do we have the knowledge to succeed? Are cloned extinct species the same as reintroduced species?
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