So Apparently Platypuses Glow in the Dark
SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Of all the weird animals that exist in the world, platypuses are up there with the weirdest, and last year scientists discovered something even more peculiar about their fur: it glows! What may be even more strange, though, is how little we know about this new illumination! Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-017-05586-5 Image Sources:
Platypus specimen images courtesy of J. Martin, Northland College, in Anich et al. 2020