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Sand fleas have ability to change color in order to match dramatically different backgroundsThe researchers studied a species of sand flea (or mole crab) (Hippa testudinar
Sand fleas have ability to change color in order to match dramatically different backgrounds
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
The researchers studied a species of sand flea (or mole crab) (Hippa testudinaria), which lives on the beaches of Ascension island. They showed that the brightness and the coloration of fleas living on different beaches is extremely different and... Read more
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Predators might not be dazzled by stripesA photo showing two Zebras in Mikumi National Park. Credit: Sajjad Sherally Faz
Predators might not be dazzled by stripes
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
A photo showing two Zebras in Mikumi National Park. Credit: Sajjad Sherally Fazel / Wikipedia. (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported) Stripes might not offer protection for animals living in groups, such as zebra, as previously... Read more
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Animal-eye view of the world revealed with new visual softwareTwo Tenerife lizards (Gallotia galloti) are basking. The image on the left is i
Animal-eye view of the world revealed with new visual software
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
Two Tenerife lizards (Gallotia galloti) are basking. The image on the left is in human-visible colours and although the male at the top is more colourful than the female at the bottom, he is still fairly well camouflaged amongst the foliage. However,... Read more
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