Green Sea Slug Is Part Animal, Part Plant, at Wired.com.
Cf. the souped-up soldiers in Old Man's War, by John Scalzi.
...and possibly ending world hunger. I'd go green.
"Immersion in the life of the world, a willingness to be inhabited by and to speak for others, including those beyond the realm of the human, these are the practices not just of the bodhisattva but of the writer." --Jane Hirshfield