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Scientists accidentally discover Australian marsupials glow in the dark – CNET

A glow up for some of Australia’s most unique creatures.



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Wombats were discovered to glow under UV light.
Kenny Travouillon
Australian fauna is known for being some of the most dangerous and volatile on the planet. Spiders, snakes and sharks abound, not to mention the box jellyfish and a whole host of creepy crawlies. But stress less — if thinking about them conjures feelings of doom and gloom, perhaps this will brighten your mood.
In October, a group of US scientists published a study in Mammalia showing the humble Australian platypus glows in the dark….

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