terça-feira, 10 de maio de 2011

Raptors: adaptions for predation (Accessible Preview)

Disponível em http://youtu.be/ANBZGqaCojU

Explains how raptors (birds of prey) fly and hunt, comparing their abilities to those of high-tech fighter aircraft. The peregrine falcon, for example, surpasses even the F-22 Raptor aircraft in its speed, agility, and accuracy on target. Also studies eagles, kestrels, owls, vultures, falcons, and hawks. Focuses on the tactics of raptors hunts from hawks, taking advantage of bats' nighttime flights to hawks' teamwork in capturing their prey.

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