Transparent Frog

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If you were nothing like me, you baulked during high school biology when the dreaded time came to dissect a frog.  The very thought of cutting one of those adorable little croakers to pieces was enough to make any sissy mary pretty boy turn as green as the little frog himself.

So, to alleviate the fear of certain potential dissectors and various animal rights activists, Japanese scientists have helped breed a transparent frog into existence using a rare mutation that makes the skin of Japanese Brown Frog become pale and see-through.  Now, the organs of these creatures can be observed from the tadpole stage to the adult stage with every bit and piece inside the animal working in proper order.

These amazing little frogs can help students gain a greater understanding of anatomy without having to croak in the name of science.

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Jason Donner

Jason Donner devoured the universe and you are all living inside him.