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Animals inside out: controversial German scientist presents a new "Body Worlds" show

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A plastinated goat is seen during an exhibition preview at the Walter Zoo in Gossau, Switzerland, on Oct. 4.

German professor Gunther von Hagens, creator of the controversial, yet wildly popular 'Body Worlds' exhibit of human bodies, has expanded his vision by presenting 'Animals Inside Out,' an exhibition of animals preserved in polymer, allowing the viewer a unique perspective on their anatomy.  The exhibition opens in Gossau, Switzerland on Oct. 5 and runs until Jan. 13, 2013.

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A plastinated horse's head, showing its blood system

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A plastinated shark

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A plastinated reindeer

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A plastinated brown bear

 

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