Even weirder? The brothers thought of the project long before the Nazis even got in touch with them. This means the Nazis heard of their plan and decided it was crazy and awful enough to fit their overall modus operandi, so they gave the brothers the green light.
After 14 years, Lutz claimed to have successfully "resurrected" an aurochs. In reality, it was nothing but a new breed of cattle, known today as Heck cattle. They do possess an aggressive temperament, but are only the size of regular cows. NON-prehistoric-monster cattle?? BOOORIIIIING.
Eh, as far as extinct animals go, it's still not as cool as the Thylacine. Pick up a copy of Tasmanian Tiger (Extinct Animals) today and show the next generation!
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