Want to Bring Back the Mammoth? Not So Fast

Thursday, April 6, 2017

“’It’s the same thing as introducing species into places where they ought not to be—the goats in the Galápagos, the rodents and the cats and so forth all over the world on the world’s islands. They shouldn’t be there,’ said MacPhee. ‘We’re responsible for having done it [for modern species]. It has an effect on the flora and the fauna of these places. My feeling is that we have a continuing obligation to correct that to the degree possible, and that does not include making new things.'”