Owner Gets Clones of Hero 9/11 Dog

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jun 17, 2009 6:36 AM CDT
James Symington gets to work with his German shepherd, Trakr, searching through rubble at the World Trade Center tower collapse site in New York on Sept. 13, 2001.   (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)
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(Newser) – The owner of hero 9/11 sniffer dog Trakr has been presented with four new bouncing baby ... Trakrs, reports TMZ. The four black puppies with piercing blue eyes are all clones of their hero pop. Just in time, too—the original Trakr died in April at the age of 15. He was picked as "super clone worthy" by the California company BioArts International as part of its "Golden Clone Giveaway." (Read more clone stories.)