The Pet Tree House - Where Pets Are Family Too : Rare Horse Cloned From Cells Taken From A Stallion In 1980 The Pet Tree House - Where Pets Are Family Too : Rare Horse Cloned From Cells Taken From A Stallion In 1980

Monday, October 19, 2020

Rare Horse Cloned From Cells Taken From A Stallion In 1980


Little Kurt looks like any other baby horse as he frolics playfully in his pen. He isn't afraid to kick or head-butt an intruder who gets in his way and, when he's hungry, dashes over to his mother for milk.

But 2-month-old Kurt differs from every other baby horse of his kind in one distinct way: He's a clone.

The rare, endangered Przewalski's horse was created from cells taken from a stallion that had sat frozen at the San Diego Zoo for 40 years before they were fused with an egg from a domestic horse.

To read more on this story, click here: Rare Horse Cloned From Cells Taken From A Stallion In 1980



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