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Can The Mammoth Walk Amongst Us Again?

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Mammoth fossil at the Sam Noble Natural Museum in Oklahoma.

Marcie Sillman talks with Harvard geneticist George Church about reviving extinct species.

Rather than trying to clone mammoths, scientists are taking their DNA and analyzing them in hopes of producing an Asian elephant that looks and behaves just like its extinct ancestor.

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