Daily Archives: October 3, 2012

They Said It Could Never Fly

There’s no way bumble bees can fly!  Their body is way too big, their wings too small.  And it makes sense because wing loading increases as weight increases (bumble bees are definitely heavy) and the higher the wing loading the faster you must fly.  With such small wings, there’s no way they can generate enough […]

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane … It’s a flying draco!

Having both predators on the dangerous forest floors all the way up to the perilous canopies, Draco lizards make a tasty treat to those predators that catch it. Being towards the lower end of the food chain these little creatures have to overcome various dangers just to survive. If only they could just fly away […]