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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 10:50 a.m. PST

"The revival of an extinct species is no longer a fantasy. But is it a good idea?…."

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Cacique Caribe13 Apr 2018 10:58 a.m. PST

Today I can clone my dog for $25,000 USD to $50,000. USD Ten years ago it cost 8-10 times as much.

There were ancient samples that were once thought unfit DNA sources a while back but, with new tech, they can be used today.

If you ask me, they can resurrect all the species they want, as long as they find a proper place for them to inhabit, like a large and well guarded private reserve.


Striker13 Apr 2018 1:25 p.m. PST

No, it's not a good idea.

Legion 413 Apr 2018 1:45 p.m. PST

All I have to say … it watch Jurassic Park … again …

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 1:48 p.m. PST

No not a good idea at all.

Legion 413 Apr 2018 1:53 p.m. PST

"Oh, yeah. Oooh, ahhh, that's how it always starts. Then later there's running and screaming."

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 5:00 p.m. PST

mammoth Burger!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 7:07 p.m. PST

L4 +1


Zephyr113 Apr 2018 7:55 p.m. PST

One of the main criteria for bringing something back is "Will it be tasty?" Oh yeah, and the bragging rights… ;-)

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 7:58 p.m. PST

Wackmole9 +1.

How about bringing back animals that have died off in the last 100 years or so? You know start off with the easy ones that still have a niche here, rather than needed a whole extinct rain forest.

Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, or the Passenger Pigeon might be good choices.

Mike Bunkermeister Creek

bsrlee14 Apr 2018 5:02 a.m. PST

There is a hell of a difference between cloning an existing animal and one with NO current female members. I've spoken to a number of proponents of cloning extinct species that are out on a limb genetically (Hi Mike) and also to a bigger number of nay-sayers. The main problem is that there are NO viable 'eggs' to insert the DNA into, and no suitable 'incubator' species for any of the mammals. Birds are pretty close behind in the 'NO' stakes.

Having some friends (Hi Sean) in the various molecular biology fields, we are more likely to 'control' cancer – make it a treatable condition like diabetes but not completely 'cure' it – in a life time or two.

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2018 6:56 a.m. PST

Bunkermeister, None of those sound very tasty. Passenger Pigeon, no way! we have too many flying rats as it is. Strange Predators are fine as pets only.

freerangeegg14 Apr 2018 8:38 a.m. PST

We could bring back the Dodo,apparently they were quite tasty, and you could probably put the dna into another birds eggs

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2018 10:16 a.m. PST



zoneofcontrol Inactive Member14 Apr 2018 11:18 a.m. PST

Ooooohhh, maybe we could replicate the TMP Bug, turn it loose on society and take over the world. Moo-Ha-Ha !!!

Legion 416 Apr 2018 5:22 a.m. PST

The think the NSA, CIA, etc., should clone the TMP bug … And infect the Russian, PRC, North Korean, ISIS/terrorists and Iranian hackers/Gov't websites !

< MWWAAAaaaahhaa !!!!! > evil grin Let them get upset, frustrated, paranoid, etc., etc. !!!! It'll drive'm crazy !!!!!

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