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2009-06-18 08:40:00

Five cloned puppies of a search and rescue dog that helped find people trapped in the debris of the World Trade Centers were officially given to their ancestor's handler, reported AFP. James Symington fought tears as he was given the five descendants of his adored German shepherd Trakr, who passed away in April. Symington won a competition prepared by BioArts International to locate the world's most "cloneworthy" dog. He hopes that the puppies, Trustt, Valor, Prodigy, Solace and...

2009-06-18 00:40:26

The dog who found the last survivor beneath rubble at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City has been cloned, it's owner says. James Symington's search-and-rescue German shepherd Trakr" has since died, but he got five perfect clones free Wednesday from the Northern California cloning company BioArts International. Symington, a retired Canadian police officer who now lives in Los Angeles, won a contest BioArts had to find the most clone-worthy dog. Once in a...

2009-06-17 04:00:00

Ex-police officer and certified search & rescue manager won contest to clone beloved pet Trakr, hero of 9-11 rescue efforts LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Can you clone a hero? Retired police officer James Symington, owner of the late search and rescue dog and 9-11 hero, Trakr, will receive five answers to that question on Wednesday June 17, 2009. BioArts International, a Northern California biotech company that is offering the first commercial dog cloning service in the world,...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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