Nature news roundup August 9 2013

I have always wondered why a cottontail rabbit or white-tailed deer concerned with escaping from danger would fly a white flag of a tail. A study using human gamers by Dirk Semmann, evolutionary biologist at University of Göttingen, suggests the … Continue reading

25 bizarre facts about butterflies

We need more respect for insects. Let’s start with butterflies. They are easy to love. Here are 20 bizarre facts about them. 1. The eyes of many butterflies have a pentachromatic colour system, meaning their receptors sense five different colour … Continue reading