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One uncommon form of mimicry in the animal world is predator mimicry- when prey mimic their predator to avoid being eaten. This is the case with the jumping spider and certain species of moth. However, this is not simply mimicry … Continue reading
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In insects and frogs, a female’s preference for males who call first is well proven. These males are called leaders. Other calling males neighboring the leading male are called followers. Although the female preference for leaders has been studied thoroughly, … Continue reading
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At one point or another, we have all seen animals with flaps of skin hanging below their chins— some of us even have them. In lizards it’s called a dewlap, a signaling device thought to be used in mating and … Continue reading