Warming temperatures are prompting some tree species in the Rocky Mountains to “migrate” to higher elevations in order to survive.
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary News
The groundbreaking research of Gordon Burghardt, Alumni Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, was cited in a BBC article about cranes dancing. Burghardt studies animals at play. He defines play as a repeated behavior that should not contribute to survival. It is spontaneous and voluntary, performed when the