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Moose Drool Detoxifies Fungus

Moose drool has been proven an unlikely weapon in the daily fight for survival, according to new research.   The study, published in Biology Letters, is the first to show that an animal can ‘fight back’ against a plant defense, while providing a glimpse of the back and forth strategy of survival. Plants have defenses, such as thorns or bitter taste, to deter predators and ensure growth. "We know that animals can remember if certain plants have made them feel ill, and they may...

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