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South Korean scientists claim first cloned wolves

South Korean scientist Hwang-Woo-Suk claimed to have succeeded in cloning wolves. These two wolves belong to endanger species. According to Lee Byeong-chun, a veterinary professor of Seoul National University these two were born in Oct. 18 and 26 in 2005. The research department of University says that DNA test of both wolves , named Snuwolf and Snuwolffy shows that both are cloned and the result will be published in the Journal Cloning and stem cell. The team did not immediately provide any independent verification of the DNA tests. Lee’s team succeeded in cloning a female dog, an Afghan hound named Bona, last year after creating the world’s first cloned dog in 2005.