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Lonesome George Could Be Resurrected After Cells Are Frozen By Scientists

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, extinction, cloning )

- 2103 days ago -
Lonesome George, the last of a now extinct type of giant tortoise from the Galapagos Islands, could be cloned after scientists have preserved some of his cells by cryogenically freezing them.

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Azaima A (207)
Sunday August 19, 2012, 7:48 am
hot sex ahead

Barb K (1688)
Sunday August 19, 2012, 10:21 am
Awww, God Bless Lonesome George! Leave him alone...he's very old! Thnx Cher.

divergent revolution (309)
Sunday August 19, 2012, 10:51 am
he's dead! Not many choices,but I am seeing the writing on the wall
When our species have gone,and they will ,I regret to say...for example only 30 Amur leopards left.
they will be talking about cloning a lot I believe.
I just hope that does not give hunters and poachers encouragement to keep killing off our best animals.

Terry V (30)
Sunday August 19, 2012, 3:01 pm
Leave Mother Nature alone.

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Sunday August 19, 2012, 3:20 pm
leave him alone!!!!!let him TIP!!!!!!

Carrie L (14)
Sunday August 19, 2012, 4:14 pm
They are not hurting him. This sweet guy already passed a while back. Researches just want to try to bring his species back using his DNA.

James Merit (144)
Sunday August 19, 2012, 9:25 pm
Thank you for sharing.

Past Member (0)
Monday August 20, 2012, 3:12 am
noted -TY 4 share

Danuta W (1249)
Monday August 20, 2012, 3:33 am

Carol H (229)
Monday August 20, 2012, 5:04 pm
noted, thanks Cher

Arild Gone for now (174)
Tuesday August 21, 2012, 4:02 am
TY Cher.

Diane K (134)
Friday August 24, 2012, 8:15 am
Noted. Not sure how this cloning thing works!
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