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How to trick colourblind sharks. Wear this striped wetsuit.
A company called Shark Attack Mitigation Systems (SAMS) and University of Western Australia scientists have been working to protect swimmers, surfers and divers from getting chomped on with a line of shark-deterring wetsuits. 
“Many animals in biology are repelled by noxious animals – prey that provide a signal that somehow says ‘Don’t eat me’ – and that has been manifest in a striped pattern," UWA professor Shaun Collin told the Guardian.
After two years of research and development, the suits went on sale this week.

How to trick colourblind sharks. Wear this striped wetsuit.

A company called Shark Attack Mitigation Systems (SAMS) and University of Western Australia scientists have been working to protect swimmers, surfers and divers from getting chomped on with a line of shark-deterring wetsuits. 

Many animals in biology are repelled by noxious animals – prey that provide a signal that somehow says ‘Don’t eat me’ – and that has been manifest in a striped pattern," UWA professor Shaun Collin told the Guardian.

After two years of research and development, the suits went on sale this week.

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 Source popsci.com