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Woods Hole Research Center plans controlled burn in Amazon rainforest
...ound of burning last year, the fire was quite low, creeping
along the ground burning leaves and small branches that had accumulated on the forest floor. But in spite of the low stature of this first fire, many trees died through 'girdling' of their trunks ?the fire lingered close to their thin bark long enoug...
Animal brains 'hard-wired' to recognize predator's foot movements, Queen's study suggests
...ement of the feet," says Dr. Troje. Similarly, the creeping
movement of a hunting cat can be interpreted in terms of disguising the ballistic component in its locomotion, he adds. "Our finding might also provide an explanation for seemingly irrational phobias towards animals that don't fit the ballistic mov...
Scientists describe new African monkey genus ?first in 83 years
...net," Stanley says. "Within hours of Sophy Machaga creeping
through the rain-soaked forests of Rungwe documenting the behavior of a troop of Kipunji, Link Olson of University of Alaska Museum was trudging through the snow in 20-degrees-below-zero weather to his molecular lab in Fairbanks, more than 8,500 mile...