The emperor penguin and the wood frog (that’s the American species, Lithobates sylvaticus), are uncovered in a new television series as vertebrates that can survive extreme cold: Useful in these days of extreme climates. Then, rhinos and hedgehogs are typically classified as “armoured animals.”
This is the David Attenborough trademark, as in “Life on Earth” right through the decades to “Life in the Undergrowth” (invertebrates).
Sir David has another guaranteed winner on his hands with “Natural Curiosities”. It’s a series, just about to start, on those rare and unusual species that intrigue, as well as the relatively common creatures that people see in the countryside….
Read the full article here, from Earth Times.