Nature’s Doppelgangers: Survival Strategy of the Soundest Sort

February 4, 2009 clifftop CliffNotes

Swallowtail larva

“Let’s pretend to be…..” can be the opening to a fascinating adventure, but, and sadly for most of us, is a phrase confined to childhood years. Pretending to be something or someone else is widely held as not-very-adult human behavior. In the natural world, however, pretense proves to be an amazing strategy and one that […]


cryptic colorationdoppelgangermimicryNatural History in Monroe St. Clair and Randolph Counties Illinois

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