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SNOT BOT

Scientists are using drones to capture the mucus that whales exhale through their blowhole

By Hannah Yi
Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

When whales spray a mucus-like substance from their blowholes, they’re exhaling a lot of important biological information. Scientists have now figured out a way to collect that whale snot: petri dishes attached to a drone. Watch the video to see the Parley SnotBot in action.

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