"It was not the intention that the mammoth should disappear. It disappeared because we ate it up, "says Petter Bøckman, senior lecturer at the Natural History Museum, to Ny Tid. We meet Bøckman in idyllic surroundings in a botanical garden. He quickly apologizes for the Viking costume he is wearing – he has just arranged activities for a group of children. Bøckman has no ethical objections to reintroducing extinct species. It will simply be to make up for our past. . .
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