Tag: "paradise" at biology news
Scientists discover dozens of new species in 'Lost World' of western New Guinea
...d scientists watched as a male Berlepsch's bird of paradise
performed a mating dance for an attending female in the field camp. This was the first time a live male of the species had been observed by Western scientists, and proved that the Foja Mountains was the species' true home. The expedition took place a...
Rare bird 'sings' with its feathers to attract a mate
...kins, grouse, pheasants, hummingbirds and birds of paradise
-- and many of the 40 kinds of manakins have developed wing buzzes, snaps and hums, none of these sexually selected adaptations are as extreme as the club-winged manakin, Bostwick said....
University of Chicago researchers reveal secrets of snake flight
...peed and body postures of Chrysopelea paradisi, or paradise
tree snake, and Chrysopelea ornata, golden tree sn...ologist at Argonne National Laboratory, found that paradise
tree snakes are true gliders, traveling further horizontally than dropping vertically. The best flig...