When was dolly the sheep cloned?
== == Dolly was a cloned sheep; she was cloned at the Rosslyn Research Centre near Edinburgh in 1996 and died in 2003.
Dolly the Sheep was the first cloned animal. This was done in 1996 by a group of scientists led by Ian Wilmut. Dolly was cloned by taking an egg cell from another sheep and taking out its nucleus (which contains genetic data) and then combining it with another cell's nucleus from Dolly, and implanting this cell into another sheep.