Back from the Dead
Cloning could bring back the Extinct
Just Embryo for Now
But now, thanks to cloning, we could right our many previous wrongs.
Before it's extinction, a scientist had frozen a few specimens. Taking the DNA from the creatures, scientists created living gastric brooding frog embryo. Although they never lived outside the womb, they did have the DNA coding of the gastric brooding frog.
Scientists say it could be less than 3 years until they create a living, breathing clone.
How Many Others?
Which are you most excited to see revived?
Some Species you could see in the next Couple years
Also known as the Thylacines, these predators were hunted to extinction in the 1930s-- due to them killing livestock and such.
What a surprise-- these creatures were hunted to extinction. They were abundant in the Middle Ages, and we're eaten by the rich at banquets. They died out in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The Carolina Parakeet
A big reason for this parrot's extinction is deforestation in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries-- but hunting played a key role, thanks to their feathers.