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The horn-like knobs on a giraffe's head can be a deadly lightning rod


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SOURCE: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2254563-the-horn-like-knobs-on-a-giraffes-head-can-be-a-deadly-lightning-rod/
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Summary

Being the tallest animals on the planet, giraffes are threatened by lightning strikes. For the first time scientists have described in detail such a hit, which killed two giraffes in South Africa

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