Daily Archives: March 18, 2012


“Several endangered black-footed cats have been born recently in the U.S. and researchers say Crystal’s birth is the rarest — the first ever born from an embryo fertilized in a lab dish, frozen, and later implanted in a housecat’s womb.

The black-footed cat is Africa’s smallest wildcat and one of the world’s smallest felines — smaller even than a domestic cat.”

–Janet McConnaughey. “Wild Black-footed Cat: Test-tube Kitten Born in US.” Times Union. Hearst Newspapers. March 13, 2012. Web.