[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]

Re: Quaternary Park?



Ralph Miller III wrote:
> Actually, mammoths died out more recently than that (about 10,000 years
> ago, I believe), not counting the island pygmies which hung on until about
> 4,000 years ago, although I would think that the scientists are primarily
> interested in the big varieties (which have been found frozen).
> 
> Given the elephant's long gestation  and maturation periods, this
> cross-breeding could take some time.

But . . . gods, why?  We can barely keep the elephants we have alive,
and they want to add to our problems?  There's no place for mammoths in
the world today.  They're extinct, and life goes on.  Why bring back the
dead?

Chris