The Sky Tonight is a monthly update of the amazing things you can find when looking up from here in Western Australia.
Many species of bird have been observed rubbing ants into their feathers. One theory is the ants secrete chemicals that reduce parasite and fungal growth but the exact reason is still not known.
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