duplicating animation problem thingy

alright well i made this animation of a cello being played and i want to duplicate it and make a smaller one for a violin but now when i try to animate it it like moves to were the cello is and does that even if i delete the ipo curve how do i fix this problem im using shift d if that matter

I didnt have the solution but guessed it might have something to do with dloc so done a search on these forums and found your solution here