Saturday, 13 September 2014

Secrets of animal weapons revealed

Date:
September 11, 2014

Source:
The University of Montana

Summary:
From antlers to horns, humans have long been fascinated by animals' ability to defend themselves with their natural-born weapons. But until now, no studies have directly tested whether those weapons perform better at the animals' own style of fighting than they would using the fighting style of another species. Researchers recently discovered each species' weapons are structurally adapted to meet their own functional demands of fighting.


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