Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 26, 2021

Platypuses Glow Under Blacklight. We Have No Idea Why.

The New York Times reports

When last we checked on the platypus, it was confounding our expectations of mammals with its webbed feet, duck-like bill and laying of eggs. More than that, it was producing venom.

Now it turns out that even its drab-seeming coat has been hiding a secret — when you turn on the blacklights, it starts to glow.

Read full article at Platypuses Glow Under Blacklight. We Have No Idea Why. – The New York Times


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