Aposematism
Aposematism (from Greek ἀπό apo away, σ̑ημα sema sign, coined by Edward Bagnall Poulton), perhaps most commonly known in the context of warning coloration, describes a family of antipredator adaptatio...
Aposematism - Wikipedia
A Poisonous Frog Hiding In Plain Sight
The poison dart frog may be the world’s most poisonous animal on earth, but the bold warning of its skin also doubles as camouflage.
These Carnivorous Worms Catch Bugs by Mimicking the Night Sky
The glow worm colonies of New Zealand's Waitomo Caves imitate stars to confuse flying insects, then trap them in sticky snares and eat them alive.
'Horrific' First Amphibious Centipede Discovered
This giant, venomous creepy-crawly is as comfortable swimming and walking underwater as it is on land, in a finding that surprised scientists.
Monarch Butterfly Migration to Mexico
The incredible Monarch butterfly migration to Mexico from Canada. Flying over 5,000miles to the forests of Mexico. One of nature's true spectacles.
Monarch Butterfly Metamorphosis time-lapse
Life Cycle of the Monarch Butterfly. Late instar caterpillar feeding to pupation to eclosing from a chrysalis as a Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus)
'The situation is desperate' for monarch butterflies, but here's the plan to save them
A new plan announced by the US government would restore seven million acres of lost habitat for the monarch butterfly and other pollinating insects like honeybees, and scientists says the plan comes n...
The most colorful animals in the world
Welcome to this colorful post! This time we're looking at the most colorful animals in the world. Take a second before scrolling down to try and guess which animals are part of the list. Then when you...
Researchers find fossil of ‘Super Salamander’ species
Fossil remains of a previously unknown species of a crocodile-like “super salamander” that grew as long as a small car and was a top predator more than 200 million years ago have been found in souther...
Pitohui - Video
Jack Dumbacher, researcher at the California Academy of Sciences, discusses his experience with the poisonous bird, the hooded Pitohui.
Centipede
This centipede sheds and eats its own skin, but is still hungry for more! http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/?source=4001.
Salamander
Salamanders are one of the oldest groups of existing terrestrial vertebrates. Salamanders are amphibians, related to frogs and toads. Because of their secret...
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Mimicry
In evolutionary biology, mimicry is a similarity of one species to another which protects one or both. This similarity can be in appearance, behaviour, sound, scent or location. Mimics are found in th...
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Blepharopsis mendica
Blepharopsis mendica is a species of praying mantis found in North Africa and on the Canary Islands. Devil's Flower Mantis, Egyptian Flower Mantis, Thistle Mantis, and Arab Mantis are among its common...
Blepharopsis mendica - Wikipedia
Pseudocopulation
Pseudocopulation describes behaviors similar to copulation that serve a reproductive function for one or both participants but do not involve actual sexual union between the individuals. It is most ge...
Pseudocopulation - Wikipedia
Pet skunk
Although capable of living indoors with humans similarly to dogs or cats, pet skunks are relatively rare, partly due to restrictive laws and the complexity of their care. Pet skunks are mainly kept in...
Pet skunk - Wikipedia
'Horrific' First Amphibious Centipede Discovered
This giant, venomous creepy-crawly is as comfortable swimming and walking underwater as it is on land, in a finding that surprised scientists.
Bilirubin
Bilirubin (formerly referred to as haematoidin) is the yellow breakdown product of normal heme catabolism, caused by the body's clearance of aged red blood cells which contain hemoglobin.Bilirubin is ...
Bilirubin - Wikipedia
Acraea satis
The East Coast Acraea (Acraea satis) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Zimbabwe, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Tanzania and Kenya.The wingspan is 55–65 mm for males and 55–70&...
Acraea satis - Wikipedia
The most colorful animals in the world
Welcome to this colorful post! This time we're looking at the most colorful animals in the world. Take a second before scrolling down to try and guess which animals are part of the list. Then when you...
Researchers find fossil of ‘Super Salamander’ species
Fossil remains of a previously unknown species of a crocodile-like “super salamander” that grew as long as a small car and was a top predator more than 200 million years ago have been found in souther...
Morpho adonis
The Adonis Morpho (Morpho adonis) is a Neotropical butterfly. It is found in Suriname, French Guiana, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, and Peru. The wingspan is from 70 to 90 millimetres (2.8 to 3.5 i...
Morpho adonis - Wikipedia
Euploea
Euploea is a genus of milkweed butterflies. The species are generally dark in coloration, often quite blackish, for which reason they are commonly called crows. As usual for their subfamily, they are ...
Euploea - Wikipedia
Rusty Pitohui
The rusty pitohui (Pseudorectes ferrugineus) is a medium-sized, approximately 28 cm long, rusty brown songbird with a strong black bill, pale iris and yellowish-buff below. It is the largest memb...
Acraea terpsicore
The Tawny Coster (Acraea terpsicore) is a small, 53–64 millimetres (2.1–2.5 in), leathery, winged butterfly which is common in grassland and scrub habitats. It belongs to the Nymphalidae or brush...
Acraea terpsicore - Wikipedia
Morpho
The morpho butterfly may be one of over 29 accepted species and 147 accepted subspecies of butterflies in the genus Morpho. They are Neotropical butterflies found mostly in South America as well as Me...
Morpho - Wikipedia
Heliconius erato
The red postman (Heliconius erato) is one of about 40 Neotropical species of butterfly belonging to the genus Heliconius. It is also commonly known as the small postman, the red passion flower butterf...
Heliconius erato - Wikipedia