Black-Footed Ferret Cloned Successfully

23 February 2021 Current Affairs:

Scientists have successfully cloned an endangered black-footed ferret using frozen cells.

Highlights:
♦ Scientists have successfully cloned an endangered black-footed ferret using frozen cells from dead wild animals. This is the first time that the United States has cloned any endangered native species. This species is the only native ferret in North America. The species was considered extinct until seven species were discovered in 1981.

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