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Gloria, the first baby cow of cloned cow Vitoria (R), is seen on a government farm outside Brasilia, October 4, 2004. Gloria was born at the agrarian research farm outside of the capital Brasilia, on September 19. REUTERS/Jamil Bittar NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE  JB/JDP - RP5DRIACVKAA

“We basically take what is a stinky mess and turn it into an amazing opportunity.” Image: REUTERS/Jamil Bittar

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