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  • In species such as bucardo, cloning is the only possibility to avoid its complete disappearance. "

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  • Using DNA taken from these skin samples, the scientists were able to replace the genetic material in eggs from domestic goats, to clone a female Pyrenean ibex, or bucardo as they are known.

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  • Seijas Rodriguez, J.M. Seguimiento de la población de bucardo (Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica) en el Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido.

    Pyrenees-Mont Perdu, France and Spain

  • Inventario de la población española de bucardo (Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica) en el Parque Nacional de Ordesa.

    Pyrenees-Mont Perdu, France and Spain

  • Technically classed as a genetically distinct subspecies of the Spanish ibex, the Pyrenean ibex, or bucardo as it is called by the locals, used to roam the mountainous hillside of northern Spain.

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  • Just seven of the embryos resulted in pregnancies and only one of the goats finally gave birth to a female bucardo, which died a seven minutes later due to breathing difficulties, perhaps due to flaws in the DNA used to create the clone.

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  • Despite the highly inefficient cloning process and death of the cloned bucardo, many scientists believe similar approaches may be the only way to save critically endangered species from disappearing.

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  • The last bucardo, a 13-year-old female known as Celia, was found dead in January 2000 by park rangers near the French border with her skull crushed.

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  • Dr Folch and his colleagues, who were funded by the Aragon regional government, had, however, captured the bucardo the previous year and had taken a tissue sample from her ear for cryopreservation.

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  • He states, "The delivered kid was genetically identical to the bucardo.

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  • What a way to go ... extinct :-(

    September 22, 2008

  • Wow.

    September 22, 2008

  • "Efforts are now under way around the world to reanimate a menagerie of long-lost creatures. Probably the first one to be resurrected is a subspecies of goat called the bucardo. The last of these mountain goats, which once roamed the Pyrenees Mountains, died at Ordesa National Park in Spain in a freak accident (it was killed by a falling tree) in January 2000."

    —Richard Stone, Mammoth: The Resurrection of an Ice Age Giant (Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus Publishing, 2001), 164

    September 22, 2008