Persuasive Essay On Cloning Animals

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Environmental changes and animal habitats are being destroyed causing animals to becoming endangered. A single species disappearance can in fact make a drastic impact on a global scale. The removal of one species will begin to destroy the entire system. (Bove, Jennifer) Scientists have concluded that cloning the endangered animals will result in an increase in the population of the species, therefore solving the problem. The European mouflon has been the first successful, feasible clone of an endangered species . The European mouflon are wild sheep found in various countries throughout central Asia. “The mouflon lamb was cloned using "somatic cell nuclear transfer"—the same technique used in 1997 to clone Dolly.” (Bijal P. Trivedi for National…show more content…
But around the world cloning animals is legal in many countries. Lots of ethical concerns and debates have been fought over cloning animals. There are many cultures in which cloning is thought to be unnatural and that it should not be practiced. The majority of the US citizens believe that it is wrong to complete research that may cause the death of a human embryo. There is a very high risk of failure and an endless amount of dysfunctions and illnesses awaiting the clone. However there is a very small population of people that believe cloning should be legal. Arguing that if it is wrong to experiment by cloning animals then it should be illegal to test beauty products on animals.
Personally I believe that cloning is unethical and cruel. It is true that scientists are trying to save endangered species by cloning them. However there fail rate is extremely high. Even though they are cloning the animals to trying and save them from extinction, they are killing many of the animals in the process of their scientific research and experimentation. If cloning humans most countries around the world is illegal, but cloning animals is fine? Scientists should have a general ethical code for all living
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