Not so majestic

日期:2019-03-06 02:14:03 作者:俞噱洙 阅读:

By Toby Radcliffe THE monarch of the glen isn’t all he’s cracked up to be. Male red deer are scared of bad weather, according to British researchers, and when a storm brews the stags are more likely to move to sheltered grazing areas than the tougher females. Larissa Conradt of the University of Leeds and her colleagues at the University of Cambridge investigated the grazing behaviour of red deer ( Cervus elaphus) on the Scottish island of Rhum in winter and spring, when food is short. When the weather is calm,