Can We Resurrect the Extinct Tasmanian Tiger

The last known Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine, died in captivity in 1936.  A 6-month-old pup of a Tasmanian tiger had been preserved in alcohol since 1866 in a museum.   In 2013, Australian scientists successfully extracted intact genes from their specimen in the hope of reviving the extinct species via cloning.  Professor Mike Archer, professor …

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