I have a clear memory of being at the zoo as a young child. I noticed the tortoise was slower and hid behind his thick shell. The chameleon had a special pigment in its skin which made it blend into the environment. And elephants used mud to cool their bodies down and regulate their temperatures.
This outing was extremely exciting for a young girl like myself, and it’s stuck with me–not just because seeing animals up close was new and fun, but also because I couldn’t help but think about how an animal’s skin is vital to its life and, for some, even crucial for survival. Its skin is its protection.
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