News tagged with adaptability

Ancient crocodiles ate like killer whales

(Phys.org)—Crocodiles are often thought of as living fossils, remaining unchanged since the time of the dinosaurs. But scientists have shown this is not always the case and that 150 million years ago, their feeding mechanisms ...

dateSep 19, 2012 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Plants mimic scent of pollinating beetles

The color and scent of flowers and their perception by pollinator insects are believed to have evolved in the course of mutual adaptation. However, an evolutionary biologist from the University of Zurich has now proved that ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in Evolution
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