Scientists create first glow in the dark sheep

Scientists create first glow in the dark sheep

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by KVUE.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on April 30, 2013 at 8:24 AM

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Images are being released of the world's first glow in the dark sheep.

Scientists in Uruguay completed this experiment. They used a gene from a jellyfish, which is responsible for production of green fluorescent protein. 

Experts say the reason for the glowing sheep is so shepherds who watch their flocks at night can have a much easier job.

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