Human Exceptionalism

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Dolly Wasn’t The First Cloned Mammal and Why This is Important


I recently learned, to my astonishment, that Dolly was not the first cloned mammal. Now, scientists are stating that since primates have not yet been cloned to birth, it will almost surely never happen with humans. What a crock. Monkeys have already been cloned to birth several times using the same cloning technique that Ian Wilmut utilized in making the first cloned sheep--two years before the birth of Dolly. This matters, as I demonstrate in this article published in the current issue of the Weekly Standard.


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