By JUNKO WATANABE/ Staff Writer
August 17, 2020 at 07:10 JST
Young eels are likely climbing the Ryumondaki Waterfall, seen here on Aug. 19, 2018, in Aira, Kagoshima Prefecture, by using cracks and a moss cover on the rock surface. Ryumondaki is included in the list of Japan’s 100 best waterfalls. (Provided by Yusuke Hibino of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History)
Scientists say Japanese eels can likely climb a waterfall that drops 46 meters, a finding that could offer clues in helping to combat dwindling numbers of the endangered species. [Read More]
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