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As you may know, scientists have made advances in cloning, where they can reproduce a whole animal from a single cell. Do you think it is acceptable to use cloning to ...

  Acceptable Not acceptable Don't know
reintroduce extinct species?
20
72
8
reproduce endangered species?
29
64
7
reproduce livestock?
23
71
6
reproduce a beloved pet such as a dog or cat?
12
84
4
reproduce humans?
7
89
4

(Asked of pet owners) If a company announced that a perfect copy of your pet could be made when the pet got old or died, would you order a copy or not?

Yes
No
Not sure
6
92
2

How likely do you think it is that somewhere in the world a human has already been secretly cloned?

Very likely
Somewhat likely
Not very likely
Not at all likely
Not sure
30
26
20
18
6
  • Survey population: 900 registered American voters
  • Date of survey: February 12 to February 13, 2002
  • Margin of error: 3%
  • Source: Dana Blanton, "Poll: Send in the Clones?," Fox News (February 15,...
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