Heresy: The Sixth Circle

Driven by profit and destroying habitats for our own gains, human beings are becoming responsible for the extinction entire species.

If this should soon happen to the endangered orangutan,  do we really have the arrogance to think we could recreate and replace it with an improved model, somehow better in it's likeness and functions than the original and so divine an animal? 

And if that animal should possess a soul, who is the heretic?