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Re: Mammoths

On Mon, Jan 18, 1999 at 01:51:27PM +0000, wrote:
> Reported in The Mail on Sunday, 17-1-99.
> Six extinct animals - at least one woolly mammoth, and possibly a woolly
> rhinoceros - have been discovered frozen and almost perfectly preserved in
> Siberia.
> It is believed that it may be possible to extract DNA from the cells and
> clone the mammoths, or, if frozen sperm can be found, crossbreed with modern
> African elephants, and gradually produce a pure mammoth strain.
> The search is led by a Frenchman, Bernard Buiges.
> Opinions, anyone?

Jurassic Parc III comes true.