Monday, September 26, 2016

Saltwater Drinkers

Did you know that the seagull can drink salty sea waters? The seagull has a special gland that extracts the salt and pushes it out like tears through its nostrils. The water comes out 5 times saltier than going out since the bird absorbs the clean H20. This fun filtering system is common among many marine birds such as penguins, loons and puffins.