Tag Archives: camouflage

TED Weekends dives into the deep sea

argylesock says… This talk about sea creatures is wonderful!

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Why do zebras have stripes?

Originally posted on Anomie:
Answer by Rory Young: There are two reasons for Zebras to have evolved stripes. The first is concealment from and avoidance of predators. Zebras stripes do this in two ways. Disruptment Camouflage. Normal camouflage works by blending…

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Lepidopteran of the month: Brimstone butterfly

If you’re in Britain, have you seen any Lepidoptera (butterflies or moths) on the wing this year? I haven’t yet, no doubt because I’m in the North and because spring is late. If you did see a lepidopteran, perhaps it … Continue reading

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