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In an event ripped straight from the gothic horror novel Frankenstein, a renowned embryologist was reportedly attacked by one of his cloned creations recently. The beast in this case, though, wasn't a monster pieced together from the bodies of other animals -- no, it was an 800-kilogram, black cow. Prof. Park Se-pill at Jeju National University had five ribs broken and injured his spine in the Sept. 15 attack.

While Park's incident is unfortunate, it's hard not to think of the real-life similarities between the attack and Frankenstein. Perhaps if the cow could talk, it would have quoted a famous line from the novel in which the monster exclaims to Dr. Frankenstein: "You are my creator, but I am your master -- obey!"

-- Slate

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition October 5, 2013 D4

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