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World's First Cloning Factory in China Clones 500 Pigs a Year
Animals  (tags: cloning, China, animalrights, pigs, BGI )

Nancy
- 90 days ago - inhabitat.com
Rather than using machines, BGI uses man power, employing an assembly line of 30 to 50 workers to carry out the cloning and implanting process by hand. The newborn clones then go on to be implanted with cloned embryos later in life, perpetuating the...
Woolly Mammoth Containing Liquid Blood Discovered in Russia
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, woolly mammoth, cloning, Siberia, bones, tissue, blood, extinct )

Nancy
- 296 days ago - cbsnews.com
The discovery of a woolly mammoth's body in Siberia this week has amazed Russian scientists because of how well preserved the animal's blood and muscle tissue is.
New Zealand Abandons Cloning Farm Animals After 90 PER CENT Died During Trials
Animals  (tags: New Zealand, cloning, farm animals, death )

Anna
- 1148 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists in New Zealand have abandoned trials on producing cloned farm animals after a large number of deaths and evidence of suffering.The national science research body AgResearch said it has decided to drop the programme, which dates back 13 years...
Now They're Cloning Cows From Cattle That Are Dead
Animals  (tags: Cattle, cloning, dead cows, US, dead animals )

Nancy
- 1341 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Cattle destined for the food chain in the U.S. are being cloned from dead animals.Technicians take samples from slaughtered cows to assess meat quality, and cells from the best are used to grow clones.
Ban the Use of Cloned Animals in Food ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cloning, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1343 days ago - e-activist.com
Please write to your MP asking them to ban the use of cloned animals or their offspring in food!
South Korean Firm to Open Major Dog Cloning Centre
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, cloning, S Korea, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1705 days ago - all-creatures.org
A South Korean biotechnology firm will early next year open a centre capable eventually of producing up to 1,000 cloned dogs annually, a company executive said Friday.
Gaur - the Tiger Killer
Animals  (tags: vulnerable, South Asia, cattle, environment, cloning, conservation, wildanimals, wildlife )

Raffi
- 1707 days ago - thewebsiteofeverything.com
The Gaur is a big relative of the cow, being a bovine itself, and is the largest known wild cattle on the planet - in fact they are bigger than bison, water buffalo, and the Cape buffalo. They are found in south Asia, and are particularly vulnerable.
Extinct Ibex Is Resurrected By Cloning
Animals  (tags: animals, cloning, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1718 days ago - all-creatures.org
Using DNA taken from these skin samples, the scientists were able to replace the genetic material in eggs from domestic goats, to clone a female Pyrenean ibex, or bucardo as they are known. It is the first time an extinct animal has been cloned.
Puppy Power: Heroic 9/11 Rescue Dog Is Cloned Five Times After Winning Competition
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, cloning, AnimalWelfare, environment, pets, protection )

Cher
- 1764 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
dog who was hailed for his heroism during the 9/11 terrorist attacks has been cloned.
Cloner's Ark: Ten Notable Cloned Animals
Animals  (tags: animals, cloning, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1826 days ago - foxnews.com
The following is a list of significant animal species cloned from adult cells, in chronological order -- plus one that's even more remarkable.
Take Action! Urge McDonald's to Take a Stand Against Animal Cloning!!
Animals  (tags: animals, cloning, McDonalds, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 1886 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Please send a letter to McDonald's and ask them to make good on their pledge to be socially responsible and reject the use of products from cloned animals and their offspring. Cloning causes enormous animal suffering and is not an acceptable means of
The Big Question: Could Cloning Be the Answer to Saving Endangered Species From Extinction?
Animals  (tags: animals, cloning, mountain goat, extinct animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1900 days ago - independent.co.uk
An extinct species of mountain goat called the Pyrenean ibex, or bucardo, has been "resurrected" by scientists who had managed to create a clone of it with the help of domestic goats.
Fido's Clone Just Ain't Fido-Video
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, cloning )

Beatrice
- 1931 days ago - newser.com
Variances can show up during cloning, which combines the original dog's DNA and a DNA-stripped embryo of another dog inside a third dog's uterus. Also, many of the beloved characteristics of highly trainable pets come from nurture, not nature.
TAKE ACTION; Speak Out Against the Genetic Engineering of Farm Animals
Animals  (tags: farmed animals, cloning, cruelty, animal suffering, genetic engineering, vegans )

Simone
- 1976 days ago - farmsanctuary.org
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released draft guidelines for its plan to regulate genetically engineered (GE) animals. Genetic engineering is used to introduce new characteristics or traits into animals by altering the genetic code, and
Disgraced Stem-Cell Scientist Says He's Cloned Rare Dogs
Animals  (tags: dogs, cloning, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

Cher
- 2128 days ago - foxnews.com
A South Korean team led by disgraced stem cell scientist Hwang Woo-suk said Thursday it has created 17 clones of an endangered dog breed popular in China. The Sooam Biotech Research Foundation said in a statement that the cloned Tibetan mastiff dogs
 

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