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Dolly the Sheep

Description

Dolly the Sheep, Ovis aries Linnaeus, 1758, Finn Dorset breed, mounted skin and skeleton, born 5 July 1996 at the Roslin Institute, Midlothian, Scotland of a Scottish Blackface surrogate mother, died 14 February 2003

Museum reference

Z.2003.40

Collection

Mammals

Scientific name(s)

species: Ovis aries Linnaeus, 1758 - Sheep

Specimen details

Specimen form: Mounted skin and skeleton
Sex: Female
Phase: Adult

Production information

University of Edinburgh, The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS
Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland, Northern Europe

Date

1996 - 2003

Materials

Organic material

Associations

University of Edinburgh, The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS

Exhibitions

  • Explore (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

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Collection Story

On display

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