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Dolly the Sheep

Baaah! You’ve heard the story of Dolly the cloned sheep, but do you know the science behind how she was made? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby look back on her life, from the test tube to the pasture to her early demise. You’ll learn how Scottish scientists used three different sheep just to make Dolly! But if you think that was the first time scientists had cloned an animal, think again. You’ll also find out about the early days of cloning, way back in the 1950s, and why Dolly represented a giant leap forward in the technology. Will we ever clone people? No one knows for sure, but Tim will tell you why some people think it should never happen.

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Who was Dolly the Sheep?

What would happen if you cloned a clone?

How exactly was Dolly the sheep cloned?