Latest Batesian mimicry Stories
In a study published in the January 2015 issue of The American Naturalist, Gustavo A. Londoño, Duván Garcia, and Manuel Sánchez Martínez report a novel nesting strategy observed in a tropical lowland bird that inhabits an area with very high losses to nest predators.
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.
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.
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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- A timorous, cowardly fellow.