The Pros And Cons Of Mammoths

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Did you know that the first fully documented woolly mammoth skeleton was discovered in 1799..Probably not right? Is it ethical for scientist to clone woolly mammoths? Well if they do clone a mammoth and bring them back where would they live? I think it is ethical i say that because they already have the DNA to clone the mammoth . it would be a good thing to experience how there life was before our time.

Woolly mammoths could reach up to 13 feet tall! Having them cloned could also help us learn more about them. We dont know lots of things about them. We dont know how they live,where they slept , where they really lived. Having them could be a good thing but it would also be dangerous to have them. We also wouldn 't know where we would get all the money to clone the mammoth from that is a down fall.

Though woolly mammoths are known for living in the frigid planes of the Arctic, mammoths actually arrived there from a much warmer home. Having the mammoths here could also help cure diseases like cancers and more. many mammoth corpses are so well preserved, scientist have been able to extract DNA from the animals. One particularly good specimen was a female mammoth in her 50s, nicknamed Buttercup, that lived about 40,000 years ago. They put the DNA of the
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Animals rely on microbes to help digest food. If the mammoth’s microbes went extinct, the animal may suffer if brought back. "In many cases, the overall phenotypes [physical appearance] of organisms and their ability to digest food is directly tied to the microorganisms in them," said Susan Perkins, a curator at the American Museum of Natural History.So far, Harvard geneticist George Church and colleagues have used a gene-editing technique to insert mammoth genes into the DNA of elephant skin cells. This is far from cloning mammoths, but it is a first step to manipulating the DNA found in mammoth

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