Heat of Lotus Attracts Insects And Scientists

Via I fucking love science

Nelumbo nucifera, also known as Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India or simply lotus, has been observed maintaining a temperature of 30–36°C even when the air temperature dropped as low as 10°C.  Read more: http://nyti.ms/1aZrvP8

Image: T.Voekler

(PS: I just think the caption on the figure is some over-advertised.)

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