Cloning Extinct Animals 2020. As far as animal cloning is concerned, all cloning for research or medical purposes in the uk must be approved by the home office under the strict controls of the animals (scientific procedures) act 1986. Society is much more relaxed about the idea of cloning plants when compared to cloning animals.
List of the advantages of cloning animals. However, the possibility of getting transgenic animals from cloning has played a key role in current medicine. Somatic cell nuclear transfer (scnt) is one way of cloning an animal.
Some people see this technology as way to mimic natural processes since an identical twin is essentially a clone that happens thorough natural reproductive methods.
Linda crampton is a writer and teacher with an honors degree in biology. This involves starting with a living animal and working backwards towards ancient reptiles, attempting to reverse at least 66 million years of evolution. On january 6, 2000, forest rangers in spain’s ordesa national park found the corpse of celia, the last pyrenean ibex ( capra pyrenaica pyrenaica ), under a. We have lost many animals (and are on the verge of losing more) because we want to profit from what they have to offer.