Countershading: Why Do Penguins Wear Tuxedos?

Countershading: Why Do Penguins Wear Tuxedos?

Penguins are infamous for being ready for any formal event, yet it seems that we’re still unsure why they, and numerous animals have this distinct color contrast.

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