Saturday 3 May 2014

Crocodile tears please thirsty butterflies and bees

May 1, 2014

Ecological Society of America

A butterfly and bee were most likely seeking scarce minerals and an extra boost of protein. On a beautiful December day in 2013, they found the precious nutrients in the tears of a spectacled caiman relaxing on the banks of the Río Puerto Viejo in northeastern Costa Rica.

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