Posts Tagged ‘speed’

Corvid Week: Speed Limits For The Birds

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
carrion crow, corvids, flight, speed, roads, france, speed limits

Are birds timing their escapes based on posted speed-limit signs?

The Stealthy Seahorse

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
Seahorse

Seahorses catch their super-fast prey 90% of the time. How do they do it?

Speed Limits for the Birds

Thursday, August 29th, 2013
crows, birds, songbirds, blackbirds, sparrows, jack dumbacher, cars, speed, france, highway

Can birds read speed limit signs?

Birds Built for Speed

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
hummingbirds, swifts, birds, wings, speed, fossils, green river formation, feathers, melanosomes

An ancestor of hummingbirds and swifts had very small wings.

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