Tag: "basking" at biology news
World's largest rainforest drying experiment completes first phase
...trees that tower 130 to 150 feet above the ground, basking
in full sunlight, begin to falter and die. The death of large trees ?trees that may take centuries to reach the top of the forest canopy and have trunks greater than 10 inches in diameter -- increased from about one percent per year before the rainfa...
Plankton can run, but can't hide from basking sharks
...sh Ecological Society's Journal of Animal Ecology, basking
sharks are able to reverse their normal pattern of...to evade capture. As well as shedding new light on basking
behaviour, the results have important implications for the conservation of shark species. Dr David ...