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Future zoos could house clones of extinct species

by Futures Centre, Apr 11
1 minute read

With cloning becoming more common place, and scientists having perfected the process of DNA preservation, bringing back previously extinct species now seems a very real possibility. Within the next decade or two we could see zoos filled with rare or previously extinct animals, or even animal hybrids. Cloning has been used in zoos before, though not for extinct species, with San Diego Zoo having previously housed a banteng who had been cloned using cells from San Diego’s Frozen Zoo.



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