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  • Alligators Might Be Getting Sick From ‘Forever Chemicals’

    Alligators Might Be Getting Sick From ‘Forever Chemicals’

    American alligators in a notoriously polluted North Carolina waterway could be facing similar consequences from chemical contaminants as local people, according to new research. Gators living in the Cape Fear River, with high levels of PFAS (polyfluoroalkyl substances) accumulated in their blood, displayed signs of weakened immune systems and autoimmune disease, according to a study,…