Do animals get sunburn?

  • Animals
  • Sunburn
  • Skin damage
  • Skin cancer
  • UV protection

Yes, animals can get sunburn just like humans. Animals with light-colored or thin fur, or with exposed skin, are more susceptible. Sunburn can cause pain, skin damage, and even skin cancer in animals.

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