February 22, 1997: Dolly the Sheep Debuts

Dolly the Sheep

Dolly the Sheep

1997 – Dolly the Sheep was cloned on July 5, 1996 in Edinburgh. However, scientists didn’t acknowledge Dolly’s existance until Feb 22, 1997. Dolly was the first successful animal to be cloned from an adult cell.

Dolly had a full life, giving birth to 6 other lambs. She died on February 14, 2003 due to progressive lung disease and severe arthritis.

Dolly gave way to cloning of other animals such as pigs, horses and more.

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