Glow-In-The-Dark Frogs: Chester Zoo Implants Species With Fluorescent Silicone To Keep Track Of Amphibians

15/01/2014 16:00 GMT | Updated 23/01/2014 23:56 GMT

Scientists at Chester Zoo have implanted fluorescent silicone gel into the legs of frogs to better identify the more than 80 individual amphibians in their collection.

The frogs - Golden Mantellas - were not harmed by the implants.

Amphibian experts will at the zoo will now monitor the frogs. If it's a success, they will be used to track the species in their native home of Madagascar.

Take a look at more pics of the little glowing fellas below.