These shots are stills from a new National Geographic Documentary airing this month called “Extraordinary Animals in the Womb”.

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You quiero dar puntandas una pierna…Chihuahau fetus

Peter Chinn the show’s producer used a mixture of endoscopic cameras, ultrasound imaging and computer modeling to create the most accurate and detailed embryonic animal pics ever witnessed.

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Kangaroo joey in poucho.

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Embryonic Emporer penguin, one week after gestation…

More pics below the fold…

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Almost-born kitten.

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Paracitic wasp in a cocoon.


  1. #1 Sven DiMilo
    October 14, 2008

    The kangaroo’s in pouch-o, not in utero.
    Cool pix though.

  2. #2 Arikia Millikan
    October 14, 2008

    Yeah I was going to say, what business does a human finger have being in a uterus? There should be a “no animals were harmed in the making of…” disclaimer on these pictures.

  3. #3 Arikia Millikan
    October 14, 2008

    Especially for the alien.

  4. #4 Katie
    October 14, 2008

    Will someone please tell me whether or not I should find these guys cute?

  5. #5 Katie
    October 14, 2008

    or girls. It’s really too early to tell.

  6. #6 Eric
    October 15, 2008

    They’re just animals, people, they’re not like ACTUAL people. They’re just animals.

    That means “breakfast” to most people in the world. You vegans are just a higher form of us.

  7. #7 ym
    October 16, 2008

    Actual people are just animals. What’s the diff?

  8. #8 The Heckle
    October 17, 2008


  9. #9 cet
    March 26, 2009

    thanks. by Brooklyn

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