Story summary.Some cave men & women have been brought to life by cloning ancient DNA. They're raised as experimental animals in a prison. Only they're very human.
Now the project funding is gone, & obvious option is to cull them! A couple of them have run away, intending to live. Story is of their hunt, & eventual escape for good.
Fact sheet.First published: Asimov's, October/November 2007.
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Among the preliminary Nebula Award 2008 nominees in short story category.