‘World’s first’ cloned Arctic wolf bred in a Chinese lab

‘world’s first’ cloned arctic wolf bred in a chinese lab

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “‘World’s first’ cloned Arctic wolf bred in a Chinese lab” – below is their description.

On September 19, 2022, a genetics company in Beijing marked 100 days since it successfully cloned an Arctic wolf, in what it claimed was a world first. Scientists used a beagle dog as the gestational carrier by inserting a 16-year-old Arctic wolf’s cells into one of the female dog’s eggs. The original 16-year-old wolf died of natural causes in August 2021.

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