Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Impersonating poisonous prey: Evolution of interspecific communication

March 10, 2014

Michigan State University

Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery -- especially in the predator/prey/poison cycle. In nature, bright colors are basically neon signs that scream, 'Don't eat me!' But how did prey evolve these characteristics? When did predators translate the meaning?

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