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    The Salamander That Has Photosynthesis Happening Inside It

    Spotted salamander young come pre-equipped with photosynthetic algae, which are visible in their eggs.Courtesy of Roger Hangarter / University of Indiana Amidst life’s profligate swapping and sharing and collaborating, one union stands out: the symbiosis of spotted salamanders and the algae living inside them. Their uniqueness is no small matter. After all, mutually beneficial relationships […]