Two months ago, a baby horse named Kurt was born. He looks and plays just like a regular foal, but Kurt is special: Hes a clone. And hes the first-ever clone of his species, the critically endangered Przewalskis horse, and a shining hope for conservationists, reports the Associated Press.

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