UV Light Reveals Hidden Message on Puffins

A dead Atlantic Puffin fluorescing under black light.

While studying a bird called a twite, ornithologist Jamie Dunning got sidetracked and discovered something incredible in puffin beaks. “Originally it was a bit of a mess around,” Dunning told Newsweek. He was casually putting some specimens of his under black light with no particular expectations while procrastinating on another project. He found that, under black…

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