Borrowing photosynthesizing organelles and genes from algae

Via ScienceAlert

This sea slug (Elysia chlorotica) is part animal, part plant. It has ‘stolen’ so many photosynthesizing organelles and genes from algae that it can produce chlorophyll, the green pigment found in plants that allows them to absorb energy from sunlight.

Read more: http://bit.ly/16buZIV via Wired

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