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Puffins have fluorescent beaks and scientists don’t know exactly why
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Puffins have fluorescent beaks and scientists don’t know exactly why

Puffins have been found to have fluorescent beaks that glow under UV light.  Scientists have long suspected that the well-known seabirds’ colourful bills are a form of display, perhaps involved in attracting the opposite sex. But Jamie Dunning, an ornithologist affiliated with the University of Nottingham, always suspected there may be more to their beaks than immediately…