Newts and frogs light up like glow sticks under the right light
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Study reveals for the first time that most amphibians have been shown to biofluoresce
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At first glance, most salamanders don’t stand out: Their mottled, earth-toned skin helps them blend into the background of forests and streams around the world. But shine the right type of light at them, and they will light up like glow sticks.
Heather E Heying
Whoa. “Every amphibian species and life stage we examined, including aquatic larvae, is biofluorescent.”