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First recorded set of identical-twin puppies born

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SOUTH AFRICA (WSLS 10) - An Irish Wolfhound in South Africa has given birth to the first set of identical twin puppies in history.

The vet who delivered the dogs says it's not uncommon for litter mates to have similarities, but blood work later confirmed that they were a genetic match.

It's hard to know just how rare this is since DNA tests aren't usually conducted on dogs, but these two are officially the first ever twins documented.

The puppies reportedly have five other siblings who are all are healthy and doing well.