One of Nature's Weirdest Events explained

Christmas Island Red Crab: image credit: MrinaliniChristmas Island Red Crab: image credit: MrinaliniOne of the most spectacular migrations on earth; that of the Christmas Island Red Crab is among those included in the January 2 episode of Nature's Weirdest Events on BBC2 Wales at 20.00. Prof Simon Webster of the School of Biological Sciences explains the dramatic mass-migration of Christmas Island Red Crab on the programme. Prof Webster has identified the hormone responsible for this amazing migration. (See related research story here http://www.bangor.ac.uk/news/full-ori.php.en?Id=1381)

 




Publication date: 2 January 2013