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    The Cloning of a Mammoth

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    giant ground sloths, and the mammoth did not survive [1]. The woolly mammoth was commonly found during the last ice age [2]. These animals were similar in size to today’s elephants but were adapted for living in the extremely cold conditions typical of an ice age [2]. Mammoths had narrower skulls, shorter tails, and smaller ears than elephants do, and they were protected by a full coat of coarse hair that secreted oils and insulated them from the cold [2]. The mammoths also had tusks that they used

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    Mammoth Extinctinction Research

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    The woolly Mammoth was an herbivorous mammal that lived in the cool and dry open steppe-tundra of the Northern Hemisphere from late Middle Pleistocene or earlier. The woolly mammoth is said to have been about the same height and weight as the Indian elephants, but its overall shape was clearly different. The hind legs were much shorter than the forelegs, which resulted in a distinct slope to the back. The skull was narrower from front to back than those of modern elephants and there was a large dome

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    Mammoth Essay

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    WORK INTRODUCTION Theoretically, mammoths could be cloned by recovering, reconstructing or synthesizing viable mammoth DNA and injecting it into the egg cell of a modern elephant whose nuclear DNA has been removed; alternatively, mammoth genetic material could be introduced into an elephant genome in order to create a mammoth-elephant hybrid or chimera. The possibility of bringing extinct animals back to life has fascinated people for years. While something like Jurassic Park is unlikely, Pleistocene

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    Wooly Mammoth Essay

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    The wooly mammoth, Mammuthus Primigenius, was a large animal that can reach heights of four meters. The woolly mammoth though giant ate a diet of grasses, twigs, and leaves. Because the woolly animal was so large it did not have many predators the two main predators were, early human ansesstors and large sabertooth cats. The wooly mammoth species was able to survive through the ice age but became extinct when they could not handle the major climate change. Though they did become extinct scientist

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    Raising the Mammoth

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    Raising the Mammoth Back in the spring of 2000, a documentary was broadcast from the scovery channel show on television, which millions tuned in to watch. This particular segment was dedicated to a recent discovery and excavation of a woolly mammoth found in the Siberian tundra of Russia. The expedition was headed by scientist, Bernard Buigues. This individual has organized over 20 different expeditions to the Siberian tundra of Russia, which made him highly qualified. Along with other colleges

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    The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M Auel Introduction: Ayla is back in the third book of the earth's children. Ayla who met Jondalar in the last book, has agreed to come along with him to his home place in Zelandoni. They are with whinney and runner on the move when they see a couple of men looking at them. After an unusual meeting they come along with these strangers known as the mammoth hunters. Soon Ayla feels at home there. She discovers that a boy, named Rydag, looks a lot like her son who she

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    Many of the world`s scientists believe we are in the middle of another great extinction event. Such extinctions have happened periodically throughout Earths history of life. Most infamously is the K-T (Cretaceous Tertiary) event, which killed of our beloved dinosaurs. Pacing back in time, there were five known events; one at the Triassic (which may have gave way to the rise of the dinosaurs), another at the end of the Permian that produced a vanishing of species (approx 95%) never equaled until today

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    Animals

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    disregard for the rest of the life on Earth (Coyne 1). For many years it was thought that humans had hunted the Wooly Mammoth to extinction. It has been found that “the wooly mammoth went extinct primarily because of habitat loss due to changes in temperature, while human hunting acted as the final straw” (“Climate Change and Human Hunting Combine To Drive The Woolly Mammoth Extinct” 1). Animals have been hunted for food, trophies, medicines, and souvenirs. Many of the endangered species are targets

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    Importance of question for archeological research: Introduction It's hard to say that humans haven't had an impact on their environment. Climate change, for example, has been a hot issue in the developed world ever since evidence proving the existence of human-caused global warming was unleashed leading to an onslaught of theories regarding its potential effect on our future. But what impact did humans have thousands of years ago when they were first colonizing North America? The question of

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    De-extinction." The Scientist. November 23, 2013. http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/38430/title/Testing-De-extinction/. 5. Poppick, Laura. "Woolly Mammoth Comeback? 5 Ethical Challenges." Live Science. October 8, 2013. http://www.livescience.com/40263-ethics-of-bringing-mammoth-back.html. 6. Rich, Nathaniel. "The Mammoth Cometh." New York Times. Febuary 27, 2014. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/02/magazine/the-mammothcometh.html?ref= science&_r=1. 7. Zimmer, Carl. "Bring Them Back to

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