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Last Updated: Thursday April 14 2005 16:32 GMT

Isn't it unnatural?

Cloning isn't new. Nature's been doing it for billions of years with plants.

Things like potatoes and grass send out shoots which can grow into a whole new plant.

If you grow a plant from a cutting it's a type of cloning.

And identical twins are naturally-occurring clones of each other even though they're genetically different from their parents.

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