April 30th, 2013
09:33 AM ET

Glowing lambs born in Uruguay

By Elizabeth Landau, CNN

Scientists in Uruguay announced that they had genetically modified sheep such that the animals glow green in ultraviolet light. Click through the gallery above to learn more!

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  1. David Hammond

    It's hard to believe this is real.While there is so much to love about Uruguay, I think this is a baaaaaaaa...d idea.

    June 4, 2013 at 6:02 pm |
  2. juvy@luminoworld.com

    Wow! If they do this to every pet we have in our home, that would be fantastic! But isn't it disturbing to the animal themselves? I mean if it is not their natural genetics, then they will need to adjust or something like that; change their style of living stuff.. just wondering.

    May 16, 2013 at 6:10 am |
    • mhead

      Juvy@luminoworld.com, It would not bother their natural life as they can only glow under ultraviolet tight, and there are no known side-effects to the virus which makes them glow.

      May 17, 2013 at 10:35 am |
  3. Dionysos

    BARRY OBAMA HEALTHCARE ACT coming to life everyday! Cannot wait for 2014!!! I am ready to get healthy by the government 🙂

    May 11, 2013 at 10:49 am |
  4. Steve

    Thanks for lettings us know why they modified the sheep.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:08 am |
  5. Gross

    This will make it easier for farmers to find some lovin' in the dark.

    May 1, 2013 at 1:56 pm |
  6. Judas Priest

    I'm on the lamb, but I ain't no sheep.

    May 1, 2013 at 9:54 am |
  7. Elroy Jetson

    I wonder if they could do that to my dog, Astro. That would be pretty cool to have the only dog that glows in the dark. That would be out of this world!

    May 1, 2013 at 8:00 am |
  8. mcewenpe

    These things will be invaluable when the power goes out, except my battery-powered ultraviolet light, and I'm trying to find the mint jelly.

    April 30, 2013 at 9:54 am |


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