Two Macaques Cloned In China



Meet Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, two macaques cloned by China, first of its kind in the world. A third cloned macaque is due this month and more this year.

They are the product of somatic cell nuclear transfer, a technique used to create Dolly the sheep over 20 years ago. The clone babies are currently bottle-fed and are growing normally compared to monkeys their age.


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