Shining a (UV) light on the glow-in-the-dark platypus

Source: ScienceDaily

The fur of the platypus – an Australian species threatened with extinction – glows green under ultraviolet light, a new study finds. This is the first observation of biofluorescence in an egg-laying mammal (monotreme), suggesting this extraordinary trait may not be as rare as previously thought.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/10/201029105011.htm