When a panther drinks, he doesn’t need a cup, scientists say
The most remarkable thing about the panther is how it is able to survive in a highly unusual environment.
It is, after all, a creature that was once hunted for food and killed by humans.
But now the animals are being domesticated.
So what is it about panthers that makes them so adaptable?
It’s a lot of things, says Peter Mertens, an anthropologist at the University of Arizona.
In his latest book, “Panther: The Evolution of an American Beast,” Merten traces the evolution of panthers through time.
Some of the adaptations he describes include being able to hunt, climb trees and even climb through the jungle without tools.
But there are also adaptations that are more subtle.
Panthers are very adept at using their long, sharp claws to pick up small stones from trees, which they use to dig holes in the ground and collect their food.
And panthers have been known to use their sharp teeth to break down rocks and plant parts.
So there is a certain degree of adaptation that goes along with the nature of these creatures, Mertins says.
The best way to explain why panthers can survive in such a strange place, Mertonens says, is that they are part of a highly organized group.
The group of panther eaters was once very small, he says.
Now it’s an incredibly large, sophisticated group, and its members hunt, gather food and interact with one another.
Merts says this is one of the things that makes the panthers so adaptatve.
They don’t have to be taught to hunt.
They just need to be able to find a food source, Mersons says.
“They just need an opportunity to hunt.”
The new study is published in the journal Current Biology.
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