We are constantly told about the rapid advances in science but every once in a while there's an announcement that makes you give pause. Following in the footsteps of countless comedies and cartoons, some creative scientists in Uruguay have actually created Glow-In-The-Dark sheep. The scientists at the Instituto Reproduccion Animal Uruguay took a luminescent protein from jellyfish and implanted it into 9 lambs. Now, their coats glow in ultraviolet light.

For those of you wondering what the practical application is for a glow-in-the-dark sheep, consider this. This is what Welshmen do when they're bored and have access to sheep.

 
[Buzzfeed]