Why do scientists want to 'resurrect' the Tasmanian tiger?

Why do scientists want to ‘resurrect’ the Tasmanian tiger?

A radical idea to support the recovery of damaged ecosystems is gaining traction: resurrecting species that have become extinct and reintroducing them into the wild. Proponents of “de-extinction” argue that by returning species that played an important ecological role in their former habitats, entire regions could benefit. The animals created in the laboratory would not …

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