Female Dragonflies Fake Death to Avoid Sex

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In order to avoid males of the species bothering them for sex, female dragonflies fake their own deaths, falling from the sky and lying motionless on the ground until the suitor goes away. A study by Rassim Khelifa, a zoologist from the University of Zurich is the first time scientists have seen odonates feign death as… Read the rest of this entry »

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April 28-Science Monday

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Monday, April 28 
SCIENCE MONDAY
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Brookdale College. SLC
765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Info: 732-224-2871  
Open to the public
Twin Lights Rooms 1 and 2
A cash buffet begins at 6:00 p.m. and presentation 
begins at 6:30 p.m.

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