Bring back the Shasta ground sloth

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Bringing extinct animals back to life is big news this week. Not because there’ve been any particular recent breakthroughs, but because the upcoming issue of National Geographic features the topic …

jlinzel‘s insight:

A great article on the true aspects of brining back an extinct species. He discusses the relaity of re-introducing some species and how it is hard to see how it would work because the environments that the extinct animals once roamed have drastically changed. Or the predatory nature might be just endanger humans. He also discusses the challenges of not having an existing uterus and needing a surrogate. All cool stuff. 

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