Animal Cloning Makes Strides In Life & Science (VIDEO)

10/01/2012 07:49 am ET
  • Cara Santa Maria Science correspondent, Huffington Post; editor, Talk Nerdy to Me

How do you feel about cloning animals? Have you ever hoped you could make an exact copy of your furry loved one?

A woman named Kit Knotts did just that. When her prized dressage horse Marc started getting older, she asked Dr. Katrin Hinrichs of Texas A&M University to make a new horse, genetically identical to Marc. Today, Kit is the proud owner of Mystic, a 3 month old cloned foal.

Hear Kit and Dr. Hinrich's story straight from the horses' mouth (sorry, I had to!) by watching the video above. And don't forget to leave a comment at the bottom of the page. Come on, talk nerdy to me!

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