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Cloning A Beloved Pet May Be A Tempting Idea, But There Are Pitfalls

Barbra Streisand's story of cloning her late dog, Samantha, prompted NPR's Scott Simon to muse on the ways cloning falls short, and the alternatives to trying to recreate a beloved pet.
Barbra Streisand, on stage with her dog, Samantha, who was cloned to create Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett. Source: KMazur

Barbra Streisand talked about women in Hollywood and national politics in an interview this week . But her remark that seems to have drawn the most attention is the star's revelation that two of her dogs, Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett, have been , a

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