Australian Scientists Hope To ‘De-Extinct’ Tasmanian Tiger In Next 10 Years

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Takeaways:

  • Researchers in Australia are working with a genetic engineering company in the U.S. to help ‘de-extinct” the Tasmania tiger.
  • The Colossal Bioscience’s lab in Texas has already assembled the first complete genome for the creature using animals preserved in alcohol.
  • This effort wouldn’t just benefit the extinct Tasmanian tiger but would also reinvigorate science to save other Australian creatures at risk.

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