Lyn Thorne-Alder (aldersprig) wrote,
Lyn Thorne-Alder

Golden Egg? A drabble of Science!

"We think we've come up with a problem for the oil shortage."

"You've what?"

"Look at these duck eggs. It took us a bit of finagling to do it, and more than a few changes at the genetic level, but now instead of needing calcium and laying calcium-rich eggs... they take in a variety of supplements and lay plastic eggs. The shells can then be recycled for their plastic, and the egg inside is still perfectly viable. There's just one flaw..."

"There's always a flaw."

"In order to get out of the eggs, the hatchlings needed...

"You made duck Unicorns."

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