Interesting Question of the Day – 9 December 2015

This is Dolly the Sheep, the first animal to be cloned.

dolly the sheep

Dolly was named for Dolly Parton.

dolly parton trivia

What is the connection?  Why did they name Dolly the Sheep after Dolly Parton?

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2 comments on “Interesting Question of the Day – 9 December 2015
  1. Kevin Bramboeck says:

    Dolly was cloned from the mammary glands of the donor sheep. The tech heads couldn’t think of a more impressive set of mammary glands than Dolly Parton.

    • iqtrivia says:

      Well the sheep had to be named something. I think they’d be hard pressed to come up with a better name given the circumstances.