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Woolly Mammoth Clone? DNA Makes Resurrection Possible, But Many Obstacles Remain

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Should the woolly mammoth be resurrected? Is it even possible? And if so, is it ethical? Why did they go extinct in the first place? And what would be the point of bringing them back to life?

Watch the video above and click the link below to learn more about how scientists may one day be able to clone this long extinct giant. And don't forget to weigh in by participating in the poll and leaving a comment at the bottom of the page. Come on, talk nerdy to me!

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