Crocodile Tears Are Real (And Could Help Cure Dry Eyes)

Crocodile Tears Are Real (And Could Help Cure Dry Eyes)




You may have thought that crocodile tears were just a figure of speech, but it turns out they're real, and may help those of us with dry eyes. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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