Which Country recently created the world’s first cloned wild Arctic wolf ‘Maya’ ?

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For the first time in the world, a wild Arctic wolf was successfully cloned by a Beijing-based gene firm. The cloning of the Arctic wolf, also called polar or white wolf, is considered a milestone achievement in saving rare and endangered species through cloning technology. The Arctic wolf is native to the High Arctic tundra of Canada’s Queen Elizabeth Islands. The wolf's name is Maya and she’s in good health according to the company. The donor cell of the wolf came from the skin sample of a wild female Arctic wolf and its oocyte was captured from a female dog. About Arctic wolf The arctic wolf is also called a polar or white wolf. It is a subspecies of the grey wolf found in the High Arctic tundra region of Canada’s Queen Elizabeth Island. Arctic wolves spend their lives north of the northern treeline. The animal is medium-sized and distinguished from the northwestern wolf by its smaller size, narrower braincase, white coloration, and larger carnassials.