Barry Yeoman’s article “Billions to None” addresses a project that seeks to bring the passenger pigeon back after threats to their extinction. Scientists are working to genetically engineer the biology of the bird with related pigeon species. Ideally, they would like to come up with a passenger pigeon (adjacent) creature. However, bringing the bird back into current ecosystems that could lead to various unpredictable consequences.
After reading Yeoman’s article, what was one point concerning the issues of de-extinction efforts that stood out to you? Why? Please provide a page number citation.