Jun 1, 2016

Watch a chick develop and hatch outside of the egg

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Cracking an egg into a glass bowl and then watching the chick develop, grow, and hatch sounds like the most terrible idea ever. But this adorable and super-enthusiastic video from Japan shows that it can be done — and lets us watch the entire fascinating process first-hand.

If you’re anything like us, your first reaction to this is probably “What the eff is going on here?” and your second is, “Why the hell would anyone do this?”

The video doesn’t come with subtitles, so it unfortunately doesn’t give us many clues. But with the help of Sarah Caroline Bell over at The Huffington Post, we’ve done some digging, and it turns out the experiment is demonstration of technique developed in Japan a few years ago.

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