Animals in Autumn

Many living things respond to the light changes that come with autumn, including trees shedding their leaves and animals preparing for hibernation. When autumn hits, the black-capped chickadee goes crazy collecting seeds and hiding them in hundreds of different spots in trees and on the ground. The tiny bird’s hippocampus balloons by 30 percent simultaneously as new nerve cells pop up in this part of the brain, which is responsible for spatial organization and memory. Continue reading for more.

Autumn Animals

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