_h353_w628_m6_otrue_lfalseWoolly mammoths, saber-toothed tigers, and passenger pigeons — Oh my! Biologists at the Revive & Restore project are making plans to bring extinct species back to life. Get ready for a real-world Jurassic Park. “The Mammoth Commeth,” blares the cover of The New York Times magazine’s latest issue, complete with an image of the long-extinct furry mastodon. “Bringing extinct animals back to life is really happening — and it’s going to be very, very cool,” the subtitle reads. “Unless it ends up being very, very bad.” It’s not an altogether different headline than what the National Geographic wrote last April: “The revival of an extinct species is no longer a fantasy. But is it a good idea?” The story details the plans of scientists intent on bringing back the world’s extinct animals, and the difficulties they would have in doing so. More