Animals are becoming nocturnal to avoid humans


Researchers have learned that dozens of species of animals have reacted to increased contact with human beings by shifting their internal clock to become more nocturnal. “It suggests that animals might be playing it safe around people,” study leader Kaitlyn Gaynor told “We may think that we leave no trace when we’re just hiking in the woods, but our mere presence can have lasting consequences.” In a new study published in the journal Science, Gaynor and her team analyzed data from 76 previous… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building