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Creating dinosaurs from chickens

Posted on Thursday, 27 August, 2009 | Comment icon 20 comments


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Canadian palaeontologist Hans Larsson believes that he can manipulate the embryos of chickens in order to create a dinosaur, research that could one day even lead to the hatching of live dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals.

"A Canadian palaeontologist believes that he can manipulate chicken embryos in order to create a dinosaur."

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Comment icon #11 Posted by Mistydawn on 27 August, 2009, 19:14
I'd like to know why anyone wants to bring back the dinosaurs.... we have enough of them in polictics right now....
Comment icon #12 Posted by wolfram&hart12345 on 27 August, 2009, 21:33
Somebody's head must have been cracked and their brains been scrambled.
Comment icon #13 Posted by glyndowers heir on 27 August, 2009, 21:43
But will they still taste like chicken? Can't wait to pull the wishbone on the Xmas T-rex!
Comment icon #14 Posted by SlippySlug on 27 August, 2009, 22:24
Wasn't there a show about this on the discovery channel a few years ago? I'm pretty sure there was. From what I remember they've already created embryos with sharp teeth and elongated tails. Super neato stuff. I'd totally eat at KFD.
Comment icon #15 Posted by mfrmboy on 28 August, 2009, 2:05
I have no idea why someone would want to bring back dinos.
Comment icon #16 Posted by MoonPrincess on 28 August, 2009, 3:08
Dinosaur chickens!!!!! We'll have to wait and see if anything happens. Wait. Can you actually do that? o.o;
Comment icon #17 Posted by SirRedeye on 28 August, 2009, 3:37
hehe- im sure it would take some time to make a t-rex or a brontosuar;:- but, with all the dna research ect... i wonder if it would be possible to cross a chicken egg with a crocodile egg, make little dinosaurs "chickodiles" or "roostersaures rex" lol-jk
Comment icon #18 Posted by jesspy on 29 August, 2009, 12:56
Think of the possibilities?! lol This is what they will look like
Comment icon #19 Posted by Exterminator on 29 August, 2009, 15:43
Wonder what will be hatched if they randomly manipulate the embryo! Maybe a tentacled dinosaur with the head of a human who can fly, breathe fire and give milk at the same time.
Comment icon #20 Posted by Dr Alien on 29 August, 2009, 18:19
Lol which came first the dinosaur the chicken or the egg? i was gonna say something like that "what came first, the dionsaur or the chicken" i guess great minds think alike i hope


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