Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the birth of Dolly the Sheep, the first cloned mammal to be created from an adult cell.
Dolly was born on 5 July 1996 at the Roslin Institute, Scotland of a Scottish Blackface surrogate mother. She died on 14 February 2003.
See Dolly on display in the Animal World gallery at the National Museum Of Scotland or find out more here: https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/natural-sciences/dolly-the-sheep/
Museum reference Z.2003.40
Scientific name(s) species: Ovis aries Linnaeus, 1758 - Sheep
Specimen details Specimen form: Mounted skin and skeleton; Sex: Female; Phase: Adult
Associations University of Edinburgh, The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS
Model produced by Dr Hugo Anderson-Whymark.