Sep 10, 2019

Copy cats: pet-cloning in China – in pictures

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Pet cloning is illegal in many countries but approved in several states including South Korea and the US, where the singer Barbra Streisand announced last year she had cloned her dog. The first significant success in animal cloning was Dolly the sheep, born in Britain in 1996 as the first mammal cloned from an adult cell. In 2005, researchers in South Korea cloned the first dog.

As Chinese spending on pets increases by up to 27% year on year, a Beijing firm has created its first cloned kitten


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