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Reproductive Deception: Male Cicadas Mimic Female Sounds To Simulate Competition

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Mimicry┬áin the animal kingdom includes behaviors or features of one group (species or sex within a species) that imitates another group in order to gain some kind of advantage, whether that be protection, sexual attraction, or some other benefit.┬áIntraspecific sexual … Continue reading

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Disruptive Coloration and Prey Recognition

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Information acquired by animals from the environment, or from other individuals, reduces uncertainty about the environment, other individuals, or a future event, which allows the animal to act with confidence. Predators who use vision as a main tool of hunting … Continue reading

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