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Researchers Look Into Hoverfly Disguises
2012-03-23 08:46:47

Mimicry in the animal kingdom is a useful tool that many insects employ to make themselves appear more fierce in order to escape from becoming a meal. However, researchers have been puzzled as to how some of the worst mimickers still seem to escape certain demise.

Caterpillars Mimic One Another For Survival
2011-12-17 04:53:44

A new study in the current issue of The Annals of the Entomological Society of America helps scientists better understand how organisms depend upon one another.

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2010-02-07 11:10:00

How two butterfly species have evolved exactly the same striking wing color and pattern has intrigued biologists since Darwin's day.


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