Aligator on helium wins Ig Nobel Prize

An alligator on helium has won an Ig award.

The award come from an experiment that tried to understand how alligators communicate.

The Ig Nobel Prize is an award ceremony which is held online and is a joke version of the Nobel Prizes.

Nine other awards were handed out by the science humour magazine Animals of Improbable Research.

Winners included a team that found a way to identify narcissists (people who love themselves too much) by examining their eyebrows.

What are the Ig Nobels?

First of all, Ig is not short for Instagram…

The Ig Nobels are prizes awarded every year since 1991, which celebrate ten unusual achievements in scientific research.

They are designed to award people who have made others think about strange things.

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hihi
hihi
3 months ago

wow cool

cooper
cooper
3 months ago

wow!!!

jason
jason
3 months ago

i like it man it is awesome

anonymous ty
anonymous ty
3 months ago

that is very cool

Josh
Josh
3 months ago

wow that allagator is very smart

Jessica
Jessica
3 months ago

that is cool

your mum
your mum
3 months ago

now thats funny

Rosie J
Rosie J
3 months ago

cool and wow

iain
iain
3 months ago

awesome!

Luke ho
Luke ho
3 months ago

This has got to be the best ig Nobel prize ever.

dante
dante
2 months ago

wow!!!

Yakallamaheehoo
Yakallamaheehoo
2 months ago

Nice!! that’s….
cool!!

damian
damian
2 months ago

what dose ig stand for

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 months ago

Wow

hello
hello
2 months ago

the alligator is smarter than me ;-;

sean
sean
2 months ago

omg thats cool!!!!

tony
tony
2 months ago

wow that is so ultimately cool

Ruby
Ruby
2 months ago

WOW:)

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