Re: The first clone since Dolly

Hal Finney (
Tue, 7 Jul 1998 11:17:11 -0700

John K Clark, <>, writes:
> The New York Times reports that in Japan 2 calves were born that were clones
> of adult cows.
> [...]
> these are the first clones made from an adult since Dolly, proving that
> she wasn't a fluke and it can be done in species other than sheep.

I read today that the two calves were delivered several days or weeks prematurely, and the mother cow unexpectedly died the next day. So apparently the pregnancy had some complications, which may or may not have been related to the conditions of the experiment.