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Animal Ethics: What Will Happen to China's Famous Cloned Monkeys?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
In late 2017, Chinese scientists saw the birth of the world’s first primates cloned by the same method used to clone Dolly the sheep. Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, two adorable crab-eating macaques, took the world by storm, and scientists believe that they are just the first in a long line of monkeys that will be cloned for medical research. Predictably, some animal rights and welfare advocates weren’t pleased about the births, claiming that Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua were the product of suffering and would suffer in their lives. read more


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