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Looks like the misfolded prion rod found in mad cow disease or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, only a lot bigger!
Soft plush toy - educational and fun
Size: 8" x 2" x 1-1/2" (20 cm x 5 cm x 4 cm)
Design: Drew Oliver
Sale Price: $8.95
She’s deadly. She’s angry. She’s bovine. She’s everything you’ve ever hoped for from a Mad Cow Giant Microbe.
Mad Cow disease causes spongy degeneration in the brain and spinal cord. This condition is deadly and has affected those in the UK the worst. In February 2009 alone, over 164 people died in the country. Scientists believe humans catch the disease through consumption of the brain and spinal cords of infected cattle. Cows are infected through exposure to food that contains carcasses of other cattle.
If you’ve ever thought Mad Cow was a cute name for a horrendous disease, now is your chance to own a plush toy even cuter than its namesake.