Biologists are using giant tortoise DNA to bring an extinct turtle back from the dead

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Down in the Galapagos, a long extinct sea turtle may be resurrected from the dead. An international team of researchers has found that a living breed of tortoise carries some of the same genes as an extinct type of turtle. Now, scientists are hatching a plan to bring the extinct Darwinian tortoise back to life. Guest: Michael Russello, Assistant Professor of Biology at the University of British Columbia Okanagan and co-author of the Galapagos sea turtle paper