Hirsch, Rebecca E.

De-Extinction: The Science of Bringing Lost Species Back to Life

(3) YA Advances in genetics allow scientists to consider the possibility of reviving extinct species. Hirsch delves deep into related topics, including evolution, mass extinction, reproduction, and genetic technologies. Case studies of animals such as woolly mammoths and passenger pigeons highlight the feasibility, as well as ethical considerations, of de-extinction. Detailed diagrams and illustrations step readers through the advanced material. Reading list, websites. Bib., glos., ind.


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