Quantcast

Latest Thomas Le Tallec Stories

Lemur's Reproduction Cycle Altered By Light Pollution
2014-07-03 03:31:00

Besides obscuring the stars, light pollution can also disrupt the reproduction of light-sensitive animals. French scientists have shown that light pollution can override the natural reproductive cycle of some animals, making them sexually active out of season.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.