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Woman has dead dog cloned for US$50,000

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A distraught dog lover had her beloved pet cloned so that she could be with him even after he had died.

New Yorker Danielle Tarantola paid an incredible US$50,000 (RM156,625) for the procedure using the DNA of her dog named Trouble to create another dog exactly the same as the first.

She named the new pup Double Trouble.

The procedure was done by the world's only animal cloning company in South Korea.

And she said of her new pooch: "I really can see no difference between them. So many of their gestures and the way they play is identical."

Just a few months ago, the former Wall Street worker got a phone call from the company's scientists informing her that the surrogate bitch carrying the embryos developed from Trouble's DNA had been successfully impregnated.

Weeks later, the surrogate went into labour and Danielle watched the birth by w

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Added: Jan-17-2012 Occurred On: Jan-17-2012
By: DirtyUncleBerty
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Tags: Double, Trouble
Location: Beverly Hills, California, United States (load item map)
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