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Rise of the necrofauna

Britt Wray

Rise of the necrofauna

the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction

by Britt Wray

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Extinct vertebrates,
  • Genetic engineering,
  • Rare animals,
  • Extinct animals,
  • Cloning,
  • Wildlife reintroduction,
  • Endangered species,
  • Animal diversity conservation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBritt Wray ; foreword by George Church
    ContributionsChurch, George M. (George McDonald), author of foreword, David Suzuki Institute
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL88 .W73 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 293 pages
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26939051M
    ISBN 101771641649
    ISBN 109781771641647
    OCLC/WorldCa973377678

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