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Light pollution is making your hamsters sick

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New research shows that constant exposure to low light levels compromises the immune system of the nocturnal Siberian hamster. Scientists say this shows the unexpected impact human expansion and light pollution have on nocturnal animals. Translation: All those city lights are killing your tiny, cuddly friends.


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Yeah, well I didn't sleep at night between the ages of 11 and 15 because I was listening to that damn squeaky wheel. I guess we're even now.