This, of course, begs the question that was raised in the full article: "Is it such a good idea, however, to clone animals that have long been extinct?" The answer that I've come up with after zero deliberation is: "Yes, shut up." This is far too awesome an opportunity to spend any time questioning whether it's "right' or "ethical" or "a sign of the apocalypse." This is something must be done based on the merits of how rad it is. It's a joyous occasion and, as is appropriate in any joyous occasion, I'll quote the immortal words of Will Smith from Independence Day to the upcoming, hairy arrival, "Welcome to Earth!"
Or, should I say, "Welcome back to Earth!" [Discovery]