Latest Antipredator adaptations Stories
By cupping their hands to their mouths, orangutans have discovered that they can sound bigger and badder to fake out their mortal enemies.
researchers determined that plants respond to the sounds that caterpillars make when eating plants and that the plants respond with more defenses.
When people see a skunk, the reaction usually is “Eww,” but when they see a group of meerkats peering around, they often think “Aww.”
Grasshoppers may be small, but the damages they are causing to the US agriculture industry are anything but.
A new study has found that some predators can learn to read certain types of camouflage more easily than other types.
Some symbiotic bacteria living inside Colorado potato beetles can trick plants into reacting to a microbial attack rather than that of a chewing herbivore
Fish can hide in the open ocean by manipulating how light reflects off their skin, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
Butterflies are vibrant and colorful insects, with colorations designed to deflect predators. A new study from the University of Florida reveals that some of these predator driven defenses may be caused by enemies one-tenth the size of the butterfly.
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have used the deceptive behavior patterns of squirrels and birds to develop robots that are able to deceive each other.
According to a new study, urban birds have changed their anti-predator behavior in new environments.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.