There Are Mutant, Irradiated Butterflies In Japan

An alarming new study shows that large numbers of butterflies are exhibiting abnormalities in the wake of the nuclear disaster in Japan. Nearly 30% of pale grass blue butterflies are exhibiting deformities such as this fellow, and more than half of their offspring are similarly mutated.

1. A Before And After Shot Of A Typical Abnormality

2. So Let’s Immediately Panic And Just Get This Out Of Our System:

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