The platypus already had a reputation as a natural oddity. Blacklights now reveal that it is one of the few mammals known to be biofluorescent.
The finding can help shed light on the origin of life on Earth, which might have been spurred in part by the delivery of organic compounds inside meteorites like Hamburg.
The Murchison meteorite, which impacted Australia decades ago, contains astral dust that predates the birth of the Sun.
"Scotty" weighed about 20,000 pounds and lived longer than any other known tyrannosaur, according to University of Alberta paleontologists.
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