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

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.

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