Strange Milk


Three Land Army girls practice with artificial rubber udders to learn the milking technique, 1940. Wikimedia Commons

Mammals are the true milk-bearers of nature, but there are a host of non-mammals that secrete various strange and wonderful milk-analogues. From avians to invertebrates, Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick explore the anomalous world of non-mammalian milk in this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind.

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Topics in this Podcast: biology, animals