Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Jurassic Park-ish

Scientists, using frozen mammoth sperm found in Siberia, hope to resurrect half a mammoth:

The mammoth is a close genetic cousin of the modern Asian elephant, and scientists think that the two may be capable of interbreeding.

The frozen mammoth sperm could be injected into elephant eggs, producing offspring that would be 50 per cent mammoth.

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