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Whales tan too, basking in the big blue

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 09:20 PM

Whales tan too. Just like us, they do it to protect themselves from powerful ultraviolet radiation.

A study of skin samples taken from blue, fin and sperm whales in Mexico's Gulf of California found that the blue whales show the most obvious tanning effects.

http://www.newscient...ml#.UiJdP3_F8dU

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 03:24 AM

The suntan lotion expenses are going to be astronomical!





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