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An American paid $50,000 to a South Korean company for clones of her dead but beloved pit bull.

According to an Associated Press story by Hyung-jin Kim, five cloned puppies were created by Seoul-based RNL Bio. The company charges up to $150,000 for dog cloning but will receive just $50,000 from Bernann McKinney because she is the first customer and helped with publicity.
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Posted on Wednesday, August 6th, 2008
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Biotech company offers to clone dogs for $100,000+

A Northern California biotech company announced last week that it will clone dogs of the five highest bidders in a series of on-line auctions. Some ethicists condemned the offer, fearing it could lead to human clones.

Opening bids start at $100,000 for the service being offered by Mill Valley-based BioArts International. BioArts chief executive Lou Hawthorne formerly ran Genetic Savings & Clone, which offered to clone pet cats for $50,000 but folded in 2006 because few were willing to pay so much.
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Posted on Thursday, May 29th, 2008
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