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A Look Back at Dolly the Sheep: The World’s First Cloned Animal

On July 5, 1996, Dolly the sheep made history as she became the world’s first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell! Her birth at Scotland’s Roslin Institute sparked worldwide attention and forever changed our perceptions of what cloning technology could do. Not only did her incredible story open up possibilities for pet owners everywhere but it also raised ethical questions about how this type of technology could be used in animals’ lives.