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Cloned Goat Celebrates 5th Birthday
2005-06-24
BEIJING, June 23 -- Yangyang, China's first successfully cloned Goat has celebrated its fifth birthday.

Born in Yangling, in Southwest China's Sichuan Province, Yangyang is in very good health, without any abnormalities such as early aging or easily contracting diseases.

Produced by Zhangyong, an expert at the Northwest Sci-Tech University of Agriculture and Forestry, Yangyang is now a great-grandmother. This proves that cloned goat and its offspring have normal reproductive abilities.

China's major base for breeding cloned animal in Yangling has become a hot tourist destination. Millions of tourists have been there to visit Yangyang's family.

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