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Scientists To Clone Ice Age Lion Cubs

March 7, 2016

After discovering DNA in the remains of extinct Ice Age lion cubs, Scientists are attempting to clone them.

The remains of two cubs were found in the Sakha Repubic, Russia, in near perfect state thanks to the freezing conditions where they were found.

Scientists hope to find living tissue containing DNA in order to recreate the 12,0000 year old cave lion.

 

 

One of the researchers, Semyon Grigoriev, is also working on cloning a mammoth using the same process.

 

 

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31 Comments

  1. kittens are adourable

    June 29, 2016 at 7:58 pm

    That is so cool.

  2. Dylan

    May 27, 2016 at 9:31 am

    wonder how long they have lived on the ice for.

  3. Dylan Prins

    May 26, 2016 at 3:51 pm

    It could release a disease that was killed off ages ago but then what are the odds? = 74.92%

  4. WOOWOO

    May 18, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    Is that actualy safe I mean what if they cloned them but the cubs were like normal adult lions and adults like elephants but, Tech nowadays is really advanced we should clone DARTH VADER! If we can find his DNA in another galaxy.

  5. animallover

    May 16, 2016 at 4:51 pm

    i’ll have one.

  6. Feez bear

    May 16, 2016 at 2:36 pm

    Wow can you even do that

  7. Ivo

    April 26, 2016 at 8:47 am

    I think that the best thing to do is make clone troopers from star wars ♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡☆☆☆☆☆☆♡☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆♡♡♡☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆♡♡♡☆☆☆☆☆☆♡♡♡☆☆☆☆☆☆♡♡☆☆☆☆☆☆☆♡♡☆☆☆☆♡♡♡♡♡♡♡☆

  8. Kegan

    April 12, 2016 at 2:45 pm

    I want a boy!!!!!!!

  9. Cute girl

    April 4, 2016 at 4:17 pm

    This would be so cute if they were made I peg a girl one

  10. anniika

    April 3, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    so cool I want one

  11. colepearce

    March 31, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    We are going back to the ice age BRACE YOURSELF!

  12. Cub Lover

    March 24, 2016 at 9:16 am

    EEEKK so cute hope they clone thousands and hundreds of them so everyone can have one as a cute pet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  13. Paige

    March 23, 2016 at 12:19 pm

    Yeah I have watched Jurassic park I know what you mean

  14. ella

    March 23, 2016 at 9:54 am

    Wont they die? Its dangerous, anyway. The mammoths could squash us and the lions will eat us!!!

  15. Cheyann hill

    March 17, 2016 at 5:13 pm

    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!???😕😑😐😯😮

  16. Lol guy. Com

    March 15, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    Cool

  17. Ella

    March 15, 2016 at 8:39 am

    I don’t think they should, if you have watched the first jurassic park you will know what I mean!!!

  18. ?

    March 14, 2016 at 11:13 am

    🙂

  19. Emily

    March 11, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    AWSOME

  20. Jelly man

    March 10, 2016 at 11:13 am

    I hope they don’t get carried away with DINOSAURS! AAAAAAHHHHHH!

  21. Angelo

    March 9, 2016 at 6:26 pm

    Tech has improved so much if this is possible!

  22. Angus

    March 9, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    I Want One!

  23. sharnye

    March 9, 2016 at 4:51 pm

    i would like to do that and make a cloned cave loin it would be AWSOME!!!!!! and i would give everyone one as a pet to tame and keep for ever

  24. SilverFox101

    March 8, 2016 at 9:19 pm

    I really hope this will work…. 😳
    Wait, is this safe?

  25. Josh

    March 8, 2016 at 6:16 pm

    I hope they will be tamed

  26. felicity40105

    March 8, 2016 at 11:29 am

    cool the ice age will come back to life

  27. haroply

    March 8, 2016 at 10:24 am

    is this even possible

  28. GHgirl111

    March 8, 2016 at 9:24 am

    Wow this is cool☺

  29. Hema:)

    March 7, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    can u clone me a lion

  30. mystery

    March 7, 2016 at 12:37 pm

    wow I want one as a pet

  31. Madison

    March 7, 2016 at 11:09 am

    I hope it works and the lions don’t get hurt

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