The well-preserved condition of the animal is giving hope to researchers trying to clone extinct animals.
Police in China allegedly cloned a champion sniffer dog to reduce the time and money spent on training new canines.
It's been more than 20 years since Dolly the sheep
On Thursday, Ishiguro won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The price of dog and cat cloning has been cut in half, and some leaders in the field believe it's only a matter of time before the practice becomes common.
The puppies were cloned from 12-day-old DNA, previously thought impossible.
While the rest of the world sorts out its feelings about the safety and ethics of cloning animals for food production, China is charging ahead and building the world’s largest animal cloning factory, set to begin operations in 2016.
Scottish-born Dolly the Sheep may have the honor of being the first cloned animal, but Scotland and the rest of the European Union nations have just passed a measure that bans the cloning of farm animals in the future.