Purdue researches impacts of solar eclipse on wildlife

Purdue researches impacts of solar eclipse on wildlife

Researchers in the Forestry and Natural Resources department at Purdue University have been studying how the solar eclipse impacted the environment.  

Purdue professor Byran Pijanowski says his team traveled the path of totality to see how bats, bees, and fish wildlife reacted.

“Just making observations about temperature and insects, bird activity, anything else that we thought was either normal or changing and different,” he said.

He tells Brownfield his team made observations every 10 minutes.

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