Fri, 6 November 2009
Whether it's the deep yellow color of egg yolks or the pink-orange color of salmon; whether it's the red shell of the cooked lobsters or the pink feathers of the flamingo, the color is attributable to plants. Learn why farmed salmon (90% of salmon eaten in the United States) are not really pink, why the yolk of chicken's eggs are so yellow, and why captive pink flamingos (i.e. those in zoos) are not really pink. Related to color, we also talk about the animals who suffer for the white of their skin.
Direct download: color_animals.mp3
Category:Food, Health, Society & Culture, Fitness & Nutrition, News & Politics -- posted at: 3:21am PDT