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Woolly Mammoth Brain Found: Time To Clone?

In 2010, a woolly mammoth was discovered near Russia. New research says describes her brain as the best specimen in history! Catie Wayne is here to discuss what this could mean for the future of cloning.

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Woolly Mammoth Mummy Yields Well-Preserved Brain

“The mummified brain of a well-preserved woolly mammoth found in the Siberian permafrost is the only mostly intact mammoth brain known to science, which has been described in a new study.”

39,000-Year-Old Woolly Mammoth Brain Is Perfectly Preserved

“Researchers have been studying them ever since, and in a recent paper, they argue that the brain of this mammoth is by far the best preserved such organ ever.”

How to Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth (Infographic)

“These are the steps that could, theoretically, allow an Asian elephant to give birth to a hybrid woolly mammoth, which could eventually breed with other hybrids to produce an animal that closely resembles the extinct species.”

The Differences Between Mammoths & Elephants

“Elephants and mammoths both belong to the Elephantidae family and share many similarities.”

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