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Gobbling penguins can taste only sour and salty food, reveals study

Friday, February 20th 2015 - 16:53 UTC
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Penguins can taste only sour and salty food, scientists have discovered. A genetic study suggests the flightless birds lost three of the five basic tastes long ago in evolution. Taste is critical for survival in most animals, but may not matter in the penguin, which swallows fish whole, say researchers in China and the US. Read full article


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  • Vestige

    They should move to Benidorm.

    Feb 20th, 2015 - 05:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    Would have no problems with my cooking then....

    Feb 20th, 2015 - 07:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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