The plan envisaged by scientists at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, would see these lost creatures replaced with present-day counterparts, including Asian and African elephants, lions, cheetahs, Bactrian camels, feral horses, and wild asses...
'Right now, we are investing all of our megafauna hopes on one continent - Africa.'
'Obviously gaining public acceptance is going to be a huge issue, especially when you talk about reintroducing predators.'
'There are going to have to be some major attitude shifts. That includes realising predation is a natural role, and that people are going to have to take precautions.'"