"Indian scientists have announced ambitious plans to use cloning technology to save the country's dwindling lion population from extinction and return Asiatic cheetahs's which disappeared from India half a century ago, to the wild."The Northern White Rhino and the Mountain Gorilla both get a mention.
By 2025 one-fifth of existing species could be extinct, the World Wildlife Fund fears.
Thursday, August 19, 2004
NEWS - Cloning breeds hope for India's big cats
Guardian Unlimited reports