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Race by scientists to resurrect extinct species raises some ethical questions

GO OR NO?There are plans to recreate dodos, woolly mammoths and others, but could such creatures live without parents to teach them to how to forage or hunt?

AFP, PARIS

Others say de-extinction efforts divert time and money from preserving endangered species.

Transparent debate, not scientific stealth or hubris, offers the only path through this minefield, Poinar said.

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