Sweating Blood

Or at least that is what this hippo seemed to be doing. After some reading, I found out that hippos secrete a substance resembling blood from their skin, but in fact, it serves as both an antibacterial as well as a sunscreen. Guess the Coppertone folks won’t be making much off the hippo population…

PotD 2013 064/365 – Sweating Blood

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