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HERVE CONGE, ISM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY HERVE CONGE, ISM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Fertilized chicken egg, opened to show the developing embryo (faint cloudy area at centre) in its yolk sac (yellow). This embryo is one day old. The egg is from a domesticated chicken (Gallus domesticus). The yolk contains nutrients for the developing embryo, which will form a chick and hatch after about 21 days.
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