And Aren't Vulcan

Green-blooded lizards living on New Guinea were thought to all have descended from one ancestor, but according to Reuters, a new genetic analysis suggests the trait arose independently four times.

The lizards, called skinks, have green blood due to high levels of the green bile pigment biliverdin, which also turns their muscles, bones, and mucosal tissues a green hue, Reuters adds.

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