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World's First Cloned Sheep

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World's First Cloned Sheep

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On February 22, 1997, scientists in Scotland announce the creation of the world's first mammal to have been successfully cloned from an adult cell. Alan Colman, one of the scientists involved, describes the genetic makeup of Dolly the sheep, whose birth on July 5, 1996, had been kept a secret for almost eight months.