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S Korea pet dog clone claims


Scientists in South Korea claim to be the first in the world to have successfully cloned a pet dog for commercial purposes.

Bernann McKinney, from the US, paid $50,000 (25,000) for five identical copies of Booger, her beloved pit bull terrier.

A number of embryos from preserved skin cells were taken from Booger before he died and then implanted into two surrogate mother dogs.

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