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24 April, 2005

The first cloned dog, Snuppy, an Afghan hound was born on 24th April 2005. It was created using a cell from an ear of an adult hound. The work was carried out at Seoul National University by a team of 45 people lead by scientist Hwang Woo-Suk. The dog’s name was a combination of “SNU” and “puppy”.