Essay On Endangered Giant Panda

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The extinction of a single species like the grasshopper can have a rippling effect through the natural environment (Nardo Cloning:Great 61). If any animal dies in any environment it could destroy the natural habitat. This is where cloning comes in to save the animal and natural environment. The endangered giant panda is a prime candidate for cloning (Nardo 29). Animals close to extinction or extinct can be saved with the use of cloning, not just saving the animals but the environment and people. Cloning can help create large quantities of drugs used to fight disease, it could speed up the response time for getting medicine out to people and it would let medicine be available on a larger scale. (Nardo Cloning:Great 49). It has also become…show more content…
Animals like the Woolly Mammoth and the Tyrannosaurus may someday walk in the same world we live in today provided enough viable tissue could be found (Nardo 71). Having them alive would let the world finally see how prehistoric animals looked and acted. Although some dna has been found, there has not been enough to create a clone but researchers have not stopped looking for DNA ,it is not easy searching for it since most of it is around 65 million years old. The endangered Giant Panda is a prime candidate for cloning(Nardo 29). Saving the giant panda from extinction would help the environment around it and let many generations enjoy the natural wonder that it gives. In 2014, there were about 1,800 giant pandas left in the wild although there numbers are rising, cloning could be used to help them from extinction. Some animals like the sheep can be genetically altered to produce beneficial drugs in their milk (Nardo 19). This could make the drugs more affordable. Dolly the sheep was cloned in 1996 and she was the first successfully cloned animal (Nardo Cloning Great :32). This was important because it was a huge leap forward for cloning animals. Animals are important for cloning because they can be used for medical reasons, research and

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