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Reindeer Spit Smacks Down Plant Toxins

October 4th, 2014

Episode 131 of 602 episodes

Compounds in reindeer and moose saliva interfere with the production of toxins in plants that ordinarily stop animals from dining on the vegetation. Karen Hopkin reports

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