The Passenger Pigeon Extinction

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The Passenger Pigeon has been extinct since 1914 when the last specimen, a female bird named Martha, died in captivity at the Cincinnati Zoo. though many thing of extinction as an end all be all, recent advancements in DNA technology and understanding may make extinction extinct. Scientist have concluded that it is possible to take still-viable dna cells from long-dead specimens, implant them in a closely related modern-day specimen, and have a chimera of an extinct species be born. For many extinct animals there are closely related modern day animals in which could harbor extinct DNA. Many extinct species such as the Passenger Pigeon and the Mammoth have closely related modern-day relative, such as the the Band-Tailed Pigeon and the Asian

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