In the news yesterday - a plan to cloan the now extinct Tasminian tiger using the DNA extracted from a 134-year old alcohol-preserved pup. This is really going too far - ooohh but wait - not only do they plan cloaning it and bringing it back to life but they also plan on improving it somewhat – read on:

“…Another suggesting (sic) he has made is the possibility of using genetic technology to make the cloaned Tasmanian tiger bigger and thus more competitive.”

Source: Sydney Morning Herald 5-May-2000 Page 3