Date: Tue Oct 12 09:36:15 1999
Posted By: Gabriel Harris, Grad student, Food Science and Technology, The Ohio State University
Area of science: Zoology
Most mammals, including penguins, can develop cancer in a number of
organs, including the skin. I would say that it is unlikely for penguins
to develop skin cancer, however. This is because direct exposure of bare
skin to sunlight is what generally causes skin cancer.
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