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Kitty Clone - not quite the same!

 
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Here's a CNN article on the first cloned kitty. It turns out that even though the cat was cloned that it doesn't look like it's source.
http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/science/01/21/cloned.cat.ap/index.html
Interesting, a cat with identical DNA doesn't look the same...
 
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Epigenetics.
Even if you have the same genes (are a clone), they can be expressed differently. This is particularly true for things like coat colour.
Here's an interesting article on this (its about pig clones not the cat though, but same thing)
Pig Clones
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Clones won't have the same fingerprints or retinal patterns either.
 
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