Five pit bull terrier puppies have been born in the world’s first cloning of a pet dog for a paying customer.
They are the genetic doubles of Booger, a pit bull whose death from cancer two years ago left his owner Bernann McKinney so bereft that she sold her house to raise the ?25,000 needed to – in her eyes – bring him back to life. […]
RNL Bio, the Seoul cloning company, said the process was so straightforward it could clone 300 dogs a year for bereaved pet owners around the world.
Duplicate camels for Middle Eastern customers also figure in RNL Bio’s plans.
Animal charities last night condemned the practice as ?abhorrent’
(via Robot Wisdom)
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