Scientists want to clone an extinct bison unearthed from Siberian permafrost. Experts are skeptical.

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Researchers in Russia recently completed a necropsy, or animal autopsy, on a stunningly intact extinct bison that was unearthed from Siberian permafrost. The tissues recovered during the dissection are so well preserved, the team believes the long-dead specimen could be cloned.

But one expert told Live Science that it is a long shot.

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