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Post by gwd » Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:19 am

Klondike, Puppy Born from a Frozen Embryo, Fetches Good News for Endangered Animals

Feb. 5, 2013 — Meet Klondike, the western hemisphere's first puppy born from a frozen embryo. He's a beagle-Labrador retriever mix, and although neither of those breeds are endangered, Klondike's very existence is exciting news for endangered canids, like the red wolf.

Now nine months old, Klondike's beagle mother was fertilized using artificial insemination. The resulting embryos were collected and frozen until Klondike's surrogate mother, also a beagle, was ready to receive the embryo.

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