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THIS SCIENTIFIC FROG NEVER HAD A FATHER
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' The "fatherless frogj'riwhich was "raised" by Prof. Jacques
.- Loeb of Chicago and was "recently on exhibition in a glass jar at the
national hygienic"-exposition at the Red Cross building in Wash
ington, now has its 'picture-' in the, paper for the first time.
This freaH, which is sjipwn in both the tadpole and the frog
stage, never had any father outside, of Prof. Loeb! Prof. Loeb
fertilized the eggof .the femaTeifog by a chemical process.
The result was "What scientists call ""parthenogenesis" a case
of bitrh with only one parent. The frog developed into a very
healthy specimen. - ' , r
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- "Your father is heartless!-1
told him I couldnjt live without
you." ' '"',' y
"And what did he say?'N
"He offered to pay my funeral
She (coming but on the veran
da at the seaside) What! Only
you here? Where have all the
He (bitingly) They've gone
strolling with all the nice girls
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