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Bat Poop Has Turned These African Cave Crocodiles Orange

Orange, but still deadly. (Photo: Olivier Testa/The Abanda Expedition) It’s not easy being green, or orange for that matter. According to New Scientist, explorers in Gabon’s Abanda cave system have discovered subterranean crocs with vibrant orange skin (no relation to Mario Batali's footwear). And it’s because of bat poop. Researchers first headed into the African cave network, known as “The Crocodile Cave” to study the strange cave-dwelling animals.
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