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Re: Thoughts on Bio Contamination

> if it is so unlikely that martian life forms could live on earth, why is it
> forbidden to import animals or plants to the U.S.? 

Simple. It's the same planet!!
Same atmosphere, mean temperature, mean precipitation, same hosts (in
the case of disease)same radiation,same weather, same nutrients in the
soil, and a long list of et cetera's. Mars has none of these in common
with the Earth. 
According to Zubrin, expecting Mars life to damage the Earth is less
likely than sharks out-competing lions on the Serengeti. It is not

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